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incorrigible(adj)
Impervious to correction by punishment
onerous(adj)
Not easily borne; tiring; burdensome
ablution(n)
The ritual washing of a priest's hands or of sacred vessels- type of washing
beau(n)-(b-o-w)
1.A man who is the lover of a girl or young woman
2.A man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
saccharin(n/adj)
(n)A crystalline substance 500 times sweeter than sugar; used as a calorie-free sweetener
(adj) falsely sweet
exceptionable(adj)
Liable to objection or debate; used of something one might take exception to; objectionable
livid(adj)
furiously angry
sacrosanct(adj)
must be kept; sacred; inviolable; very holy
exculpate(v)
Pronounce not guilty of criminal charges; exonerate; assoil
amass(v)
collect or gather; accumulate
immoderate(adj)
not moderate; extreme; abnormal
"immoderate spending"
precedent(n)
a previous occurrence used as a guide
exegesis(n)
An explanation or critical interpretation (especially of the Bible or Quran)
immutable(adj)
unchanging; parmanent; which cannot be changed
longevity(n)
1.Duration or length of service
2.The property of being long-lived; long life
precept(n)
guiding principle; teaching; commandment
salacious(adj)
lewd; lustful; obscene; erotic
trite(adj)
Repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse
Syn.: commonplace, hackneyed, threadbare
exemplary(adj)
outstandingly good, setting a fine example; model
ordain(v)
1.Order by virtue of superior authority
2.Issue an order