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astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
disclose - reveal; N. disclosure
mischief - behavior (of children) causing trouble with no serious harm; damage; harm; Ex. mischief to the crops; ADJ. mischievous: causing mischief; playfully troublesome
candor - frankness; open honesty; ADJ. candid
fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
decrepitude - state of collapse or weakness caused by illness or old age
alias - an assumed name esp. by a criminal (usually to mislead people); ADV. alias
idolatry - worship of idols; excessive admiration or devotion; ADJ. idolatrous
emancipate - set free; liberate
peremptory - demanding and leaving no choice; imperative; Ex. peremptory decree/knock