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::: brawn - human muscle; muscular strength; sturdiness
::: thwart - block or hinder; baffle; frustrate
::: detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
::: reprise - musical repetition; repeating of a piece of music; repeat performance; recurrent action; Ex. reprise in the finale; Ex. constant reprises
::: cataclysm - deluge; upheaval; earthquake; violent and sudden event or change
::: dispense - distribute; prepare and give out (medicines); N. dispensation: dispensing; religious system; official exemption from an obligation or a rule
::: amnesty - pardon (allowed by government to political criminals)
::: shear - remove (fleece or hair) by cutting; remove the hair or fleece from; cut with or as if with shears; N: shears; pair of scissors
::: permissive - allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society
::: Bacchanalia - the ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus