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presumptuous - going beyond what is right; excessively forward; arrogant; taking liberties
indict - charge; N. indictment
functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
inviolable - secure from corruption, attack, or violation(or profanation); unassailable; Ex. inviolable oath/rights; N. inviolability
chaste - morally pure; virginal; abstaining from illicit sexual acts; modest; simple (of a style of writing); not highly decorated; austere
proximity - nearness; ADJ. proximate
militate - work against; Ex. militate against the chances of promotion; CF. serve as a soldier
protract - prolong; lengthen in time; draw out
ichthyology - study of fish; CF. ichthyo-: fish
kleptomaniac - person who has a compulsive desire to steal