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mayhem - injury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim
reactionary - strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical
primordial - existing at the beginning (of time); rudimentary
defiance - refusal to yield; resistance; V. defy; ADJ. defiant
syllogism - logical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument
insouciant - without concern or care; unconcerned; indifferent
gruesome - grisly; horrible
leery - (of someone) suspicious; wary; cautious
mangle - tear or cut to pieces; mutilate or disfigure; Ex. badly mangled bodies
prudent - cautious; careful; prudential