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::: rebuke - scold harshly; criticize severely
::: abjure - renounce upon oath
::: luster - shine; gloss (of a polished surface)
::: ineffable - unutterable; not to be uttered; taboo; that cannot be expressed in speech; indescribable; unspeakable; inexpressible; Ex. ineffable name/joy
::: ichthyology - study of fish; CF. ichthyo-: fish
::: salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
::: jetsam - things thrown from a ship (to lighten the ship)
::: confiscate - seize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer
::: extrapolation - projection; conjecture; V. extrapolate: infer (unknown information) from known information
::: acrid - bitter (to the taste or smell); sharp; bitterly pungent