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appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
cache - hiding place; V.
flounder - struggle and thrash about; proceed clumsily or falter (as in water, mud, snow, etc.); proceed in confusion
consanguinity - kinship; relationship by birth
whelp - young animal (esp. of the dog or cat family); young wolf, dog, tiger, etc.
assail - assault
sectarian - of a sect; narrow-minded; parochial; N: member of a sect; narrow-minded person
incur - bring upon oneself
dote - be excessively fond of; show signs of mental decline