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expropriate - take possession of (often for public use and without payment)
polarize - split into opposite extremes or camps
surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
unassuming - modest; Ex. the champion's unassuming manner
livid - lead-colored; black and blue (as from a bruise); ashen; enraged; extremely angry
solicitous - anxious; worried; concerned; eager; Ex. solicitous to do something; N. solicitude
renounce - abandon; give up (by formal announcement); disown; repudiate; Ex. renounce one's claim to the property/one's religion; N. renunciation
exhume - dig out of the ground; remove from a grave
plutocracy - society ruled by the wealthy
consequential - self-important; significant; consequent; following as a result; Ex. consequential air; CF. subsequent