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surname the name a person has in common with his/ her family members; a last name (as opposed to a “given” name, or “Christian” name
encumber to impede or hinder; to hamper; to slow down; to cause delay or difficulty in completing He was encumbered by his heavy load.
waif a person, especially a child, who has no home or friends; a stray animal The waif was wandering the alley, looking for food.
initiation formal admission or acceptance into an organization or club; the ceremonies or rites of admission
billet lodging for a soldier, student, etc., as in a private home or nonmilitary public building The soldiers were billeted in a civilian’s home.
betrothal the act or state of being betrothed; engaged After their betrothal, they started to plan the wedding.
Zionism a Jewish movement that resulted in the establishment of a Jewish state (Israel)
liquidate to get rid of, especially by killing The camps were liquidated when the liberating army was approaching
anguish excruciating or severe distress, suffering, pain, anxiety, or sorrow She felt anguish when she learned of her father’s death.
illusion something that deceives by producing a false or misleading impression of reality He gave me the illusion that he was on my side, but he quickly turned on me.
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