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precept
NOUN- a rule of conduct or action
salutary
ADJ- beneficial, helpful; healthful, wholesome
scathing
ADJ- bitterly severe, withering; causing great harm
scourge
VERB- to whip, punish severely; NOUN- a cause of affliction or suffering; a source of severe punishment or criticism
sepulchral
ADJ- funereal, typical of the tomb; extremely gloomy or dismal
soporific
ADJ- tending to cause sleep, relating to sleepiness or lethargy; NOUN- something that induces sleep
straitlaced
ADJ- extremely strict in regard to moral standards and conduct; prudish, puritancial
transient
ADJ- lasting only a short time, fleeting; NOUN- one who stays a short time
unwiedly
ADJ- not easily carried, handled, or managed because of size or complexity
vapid
ADJ- dull, uniteresting, tiresome; lacking in sharpness, flavor, liveliness, or force
anomalous
ADJ- abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual
aspersion
NOUN- a damaging or derogatory statement; the act of slandering or defaming