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abortive - unsuccessful; fruitless
stringent - (of rules) binding; rigid; marked by scarcity of money; Ex. stringent economic conditions
bugaboo - bugbear; object of baseless terror
penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation
vaunted - boasted; bragged; highly publicized; V. vaunt: boast; brag
restraint - moderation or self-control; controlling force; restriction
impinge - infringe; encroach; influence; touch; collide with; Ex. The effects are impinging on every aspect of our lives.
paucity - scarcity; dearth
prosody - art of versification; study of the metrical structure of verse
verbiage - pompous array of words; too many unnecessary words; wordiness