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mayhem - injury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim
subtlety - perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning
garish - overbright in color; unpleasantly bright; gaudy
certitude - certainty
indoctrinate - cause to accept a doctrine without questioning it; Ex. indoctrinated with mindless anti-communism
perennial - something long-lasting; perennial plant; ADJ: lasting through the year or many years; lasting for a long time; enduring
mystic - of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism
protuberance - protrusion; swelling; bulge
hygiene - science and practice of the promotion and preservation of health; ADJ. hygienic: showing careful attention to cleanness (to prevent disease); Ex. hygienic condition
attest - testify; bear witness