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posterior
at or towards the back (noun, humorous: buttocks)
retouch
v. make better by small adjustments
repeal
v. revoke or annul (a law etc.)
outlaw
n. one who lives outside the law
tangency
n. the state of touching the edge of something
misanthropy
n. hatred of mankind
palinode
poem that retracts sth stated in a previous poem; a retraction
potable
adj. drinkable (safe to drink)
intension
n. the internal content of a concept
peculate
v. take dishonestly, embezzle, defalcate
poetaster
n. poet who writes inferior poetry
malfeasance
wrongdoing (especially by a public official)
anhydrous
adj. free from water
palimpsest
paper on which old text has been mostly erased but is still visible; something reused that still shows sign of the past
meritorious
praiseworthy, laudable
nutritive
adj. to do with nutrition
weal
n. what is best for someone or something; also swollen mark left on flesh
brogan
n. sturdy work shoe
assail
v. attack
maleficent
causing harm or evil; baleful
proselyte
n. religious convert
osculate
v. kiss, touch against the surface of
convolve
v. entwine
venial
adj. not serious (specifically, non-mortal sin)
seignior
lord of a manor; feudal lord
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