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::: restraint - moderation or self-control; controlling force; restriction
::: emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
::: piebald - of different colors; mottled; spotted in different colors (esp. in black and white); Ex. piebald horse; CF. pie+bald
::: burgeon - grow rapidly; grow forth; send out buds; Ex. burgeoning computer industry; CF. bludgeon
::: fulcrum - support on which a lever rests or pivots
::: penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation
::: emaciated - thin and wasted (from hunger or illness)
::: colossus - gigantic statue; person or thing of great size or importance
::: hydrophobia - fear of water; rabies
::: reprehensible - deserving blame; blameworthy; V. reprehend: blame