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perspicuity - clearness of expression; freedom from ambiguity
bristle - short stiff hair; V: (hair or fur) stand up stiffly
condign - adequate; (of punishment) severe and well deserved
pliable - flexible; easily influenced; yielding; adaptable
hieroglyphic - picture writing; ADJ.
retroactive - taking effect before its enactment (as a law) or imposition (as a tax); (of a law) having effect on the past as well as the future
homeostasis - tendency of a system or organism to maintain relative stability or internal equilibrium; CF. homeo-: constant; Ex. homeotherm
partiality - state of being partial; inclination; favorable bias; special fondness; preference
virtue - goodness; moral excellence; good quality; advantage; Ex. by virtue of; Ex. make a virtue of necessity
browbeat - bully; intimidate