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bowdlerize - expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler
ductile - malleable; pliable; (of metals) easily pulled into shape; flexible; (of someone) easily influenced or controlled
intolerant - not willing to accept ways of thinking different from one's own; CF. tolerant; CF. tolerate
disconsolate - hopelessly sad (at the loss of something)
chaotic - in utter disorder
bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
ribald - marked by vulgar lewd humor; wanton; profane; N. ribaldry: ribald language or joke
inerrancy - infallibility
anarchist - person who seeks to overturn the established government; advocate of abolishing authority
sustain - suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners