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legislature - legislating branch of government; CF. legislate: make laws
figment - invention; something invented; imaginary thing; Ex. figment of your imagination
rigor - severity; Ex. rigors of the Russian winter
egregious - notorious; conspicuously bad or shocking
sensitization - process of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance; V. sensitize: make or become sensitive
propellant - (propellent) substance which propels or drives forward (such as an explosive charge or a rocket fuel)
lagoon - shallow body of water or lake near a sea; lake separated from a sea by sandbars or coral reefs
grill - question severely; cook on a grill; broil; N: cooking surface of parallel metal bars
slovenly - untidy; careless in work habits; slipshod; N. sloven: one who is habitually untidy or careless
troth - pledge of good faith especially in betrothal; betrothal; Ex. by my troth