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depravity - extreme corruption; wickedness; V. deprave
retinue - following; attendants
bludgeon - club; heavy-headed weapon; V.
impediment - hindrance; stumbling-block; speech defect preventing clear articulation; Ex. speech impediment
sacrilegious - desecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred
unwitting - not knowing; unaware; unintentional; Ex. She was their unwitting accomplice; Ex. unwitting insult; CF. wit: know
gargoyle - waterspout carved in grotesque figures on a building
statutory - created by statute or legislative action; regulated by statute; Ex. statutory age limit
mandate - order; charge; authoritative command; power to govern another country; power to given to a government; region under administration; V: give a mandate to; place under a mandate; Ex. mandated territory
liaison - contact that keeps parties in communication; communication between groups; one that maintains communication; go-between; secret love affair; V. liaise: keep a connection