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proscribe - prohibit; ostracize; banish; outlaw
maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer
merit - deserve; ADJ. meritorious: deserving reward or praise
controvert - oppose with arguments; attempt to refute; contradict; ADJ. controversial; N. controversy
avid - greedy; extremely eager for; Ex. avid learner; N. avidity
oculist - physician who specializes in treatment of the eyes
soothsayer - one who foretells the future
disengage - uncouple; separate; disconnect; stop fighting; OP. engage
precocious - advanced in development; N. precocity
infraction - violation (of a rule or regulation); breach