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kingdomn: the country ruled by a king or queen
prosperousadj: successful financially or materially; bringing success or good fortune
merchantn: a person who buys and sells a large number of goods, especially one who imports and exports goods
exposedadj: having no protection or shield from something, such as bad weather, attack, or criticism
corruptibleadj: capable of being made to do something dishonest or immoral
investv: to put money, effort, time, etc. into something to make a profit or achieve a result
exquisiteadj: extremely beautiful and delicate
rubyn: a bright red precious stone consisting of corundum, used in jewelry; a transparent type of corundum of any color except red, which is called sapphire
clamorv: to make a loud, confused, and often continuous noise, especially through shouting, shouting, or other forms of vocal expression; to express strong and determined protest or demand; (noun) a loud and continuous noise or uproar, often created by a group of people
confiscationn: the seizure or taking of property by the state or other authority, often as a penalty or punishment for an offense or violation of the law
reimbursev: to pay someone back for money that they have spent
victimn: a person who has been harmed, injured, or otherwise negatively affected by a particular action, circumstance, or event
scoundreln: a person who is dishonest, unscrupulous, or morally corrupt; a rogue or villain
convincingadj: able to make someone believe that something is true
wealthn: a large amount of money, property, or other things that someone or an organization owns
obtainv: to get something, especially by making a great effort
legitimateadj: accordant with or allowed by law; lawful
crownn: a circular ornamental headdress, worn as a symbol of authority by a king, usually made of gold and precious stones
ponderv: to think deeply or carefully about something
announcev: to make something known or officially inform people about something
judgmentn: the ability to form valuable opinions and make reasonable decisions
ill-gottenadj: acquired or gained through illegal, unethical, or morally questionable means; obtained by dishonest or unjust means
determinantn: a factor, circumstance, or condition that contributes to the shaping, influencing, or determining of a particular outcome or result
witn: the ability to say or write things or ideas in a clever and humorous way
advisern: a person who gives advice about a particular subject
advancev: to go or move forward; to develop in a positive way
discreetadj: characterized by the ability to keep secrets or maintain confidentiality; showing prudence, tact, or reserve in behavior or speech; not likely to draw attention or cause offense
dividev: to separate or cause to separate into parts or groups
correspondingadj: similar to, connected with, or accompanying something, especially in position or purpose
constraintn: a limit or restriction on something, such as an action, behavior, or thought
distributev: to give something to a large number of individuals, or to spread or furnish something
deliberateadj: done with full consciousness of nature and effects rather than by accident
gemn: a precious or semiprecious stone, usually of high quality and often used as jewelry; something that is considered to be a highly prized and valuable possession or attribute of a person or thing
guaranteev: to promise something will happen formally, especially that certain conditions about a product, service, or transaction would be met
compensationn: something especially money, given or received as payment or reparation for a service or loss or injury
pausev: to take a short break from talking or doing something before continuing
overshootv: to go further than the end of or past something you intended to stop or turn
greedyadj: having or showing an intense or insatiable desire for wealth, status, power, or food
stashv: to store or hide something in a safe or secret place, especially for future use
resemblev: to look like or be similar to someone or something
adversaryn: a person, group, or force that opposes or fights against another; an enemy or opponent
opponentn: a person against whom you are playing or fighting in a game, competition, debate, etc.
scenarion: a description of possible actions or events in the future; a written outline of a play, film, or literary work
arrangev: to plan, prepare for, and carry out something
minimizev: to make something, especially something bad, small or less serious
supposev: to think that something is likely to be actual or possible
allocatev: to give or distribute something, such as resources or duties, to someone or something for a particular purpose
assumev: to think or accept something to be true without having proof of it; to take or begin to have power; to begin to exhibit a specific quality or appearance
oppositionn: the act of disagreeing or resisting; the state of strong disagreement
differv: to be not like someone or something in some way
proofn: a fact or piece of information that shows something is true or exists
contradictionn: the assertion of the opposite of what has been said; opposition; denial
recoverv: to return to a former condition, health, mind, or strength
fortunen: a large amount of money or property; chance or luck as an unknown and arbitrary force affecting human affairs
restitutionn: the act of restoring something that has been lost or stolen to its rightful owner; compensation or reimbursement for loss or damage suffered by someone
definitelyadv: without any question and beyond doubt; clearly