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decree - authoritative order; edict; judgment of a court of law; V: order or judge by decree
filch - steal (things of small value)
assert - state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence
advent - arrival
contraband - illegal trade; smuggling; smuggled goods; ADJ.
confiscate - seize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer
analogous - comparable; similar
lank - long and thin; Ex. Lank, gaunt, Abraham Lincoln
kernel - central or vital part; core; whole seed (as of corn)
seasonal - of a particular season; Ex. seasonal rise in employment