prosecute

institute legal proceedings against (a person or organization)

prosper

succeed in material terms; be financially successful

provoke

stimulate or give rise to (a reaction or emotion, typically a strong or unwelcome one) in someone

pursue

follow (someone or something) in order to catch or attack them

quest

a long or arduous search for something

realistic

having or showing a sensible and practical idea of what can be achieved or expected

recount

tell someone about something

refuge

a condition of being safe or sheltered from pursuit, danger, or trouble

reinforce

strengthen or support (an object or substance)

reluctant

unwilling and hesitant; disinclined

remorse

deep regret or guilt for a wrong committed

remote

(of a place) situated far from the main centers of population; distant

repetition

the action of repeating something that has already been done

resolute

admirably purposeful, determined, and unwavering

restrain

prevent (someone or something) from doing something

retaliate

make an attack or assault in return for a similar attack

retrieve

get or bring (something) back

rigorous

extremely thorough, exhaustive, or accurate

rural

in, relating to, or characteristic of the countryside rather than the town

salvage

retrieve or preserve (something) from potential loss or adverse circumstances

sanctuary

a place of refuge or safety

siege

a military operation in which enemy forces surround a town or building, cutting off essential supplies

solar

relating to or determined by the sun

solution

a means of solving a problem or dealing with a difficult situation

soothe

gently calm (a person or their feelings)

stationary

not moving or not intended to be moved

stifle

prevent or constrain (an activity or idea)

strategy

a plan of action or policy designed to achieve a major or overall aim

strive

make great efforts to achieve or obtain something

subordinate

lower in rank or position

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