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decorum - propriety; orderliness and good taste in manners; appropriateness of behavior or conduct
effrontery - rudeness without any sense of shame; shameless boldness; presumptousness; nerve; cheek
abbreviate - shorten
piety - devoutness; reverence for God; ADJ. pious
cadaverous - like a corpse; pale
deciduous - falling off at a specific season or stage of growth as of leaves; Ex. deciduous tree/teeth
pious - devout; religious; N. piety
bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
exposure - risk, particularly of being exposed to disease or to the elements; unmasking; act of laying something open; Ex. exposure of governmental corruption
scrutinize - examine closely and critically; N. scrutiny