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putrefy - make or become putrid; N. putrefaction
reparation - compensation (for loss or wrong); amends; Ex. make reparation for the damage; CF. repair
genuflect - bend the knee as in worship
pauper - very poor person
disbar - make (a lawyer) leave the bar or the legal profession
taciturn - habitually silent; talking little
austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
legislature - legislating branch of government; CF. legislate: make laws
despoil - plunder; sack; Ex. despoil the village
sheer - pure; thin and transparent; very steep