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revert - relapse; backslide; turn back to; return to the former owner; N. reversion
turmoil - extreme confusion; great commotion and confusion; Ex. throw the country into turmoil
painstaking - taking pains; showing hard work; taking great care; very careful and through
antecedents - preceding events that influence what comes later; ancestors or early background
absolute - complete; totally unlimited; having complete power; certain; not relative; Ex. absolute honesty/ruler; CF. absolutism
quash - crush; suppress; squash; subdue; annul; Ex. quash a rebellion/the decision of the low court
importunate - urging; always demanding; troublesomely urgent or persistent
habituate - accustom or familiarize; addict
seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
nauseate - cause to become sick; fill with disgust; fill nausea