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horoscope - diagram of the positions of stars at a given moment (eg. of a person's birth) used by astrologers
panache - flair; manner of doing things without any difficulty (causing admiration); flamboyance; bunch of feathers (on a helmet); Ex. with great panache; CF.
cessation - stoppage
severity - harshness; intensity; sternness; austerity; ADJ. severe: harsh; strict; extremely violent or intense
penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation
complicity - participation; involvement (in a questionable act or a crime)
expiate - make amends for (a sin)
underhand - (underhanded) done slyly and secretly (being dishonest)
drab - dull; lacking color; cheerless ; Ex. drab coat/life
outrage - act of extreme violence or viciousness; resentful anger; V: commit an outrage on; produce anger in; ADJ. outrageous: offensive