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::: incontinent - lacking self-restraint; not continent; licentious
::: doggerel - poor verse
::: spectral - ghostly; N. specter: spectre; ghost; phantom
::: sleight - dexterity; CF. sleight of hand: legerdemain; quickness of the hands in doing tricks
::: compromise - adjust or settle by making mutual concessions; endanger the interests or reputation of; put into danger, disrepute, or a dishonorable position; Ex. compromise one's principle; N.
::: scaffold - temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution
::: osseous - made of bone; bony
::: amnesty - pardon (allowed by government to political criminals)
::: insolence - impudent disrespect; haughtiness; ADJ. insolent; CF. haughty + rude
::: kernel - central or vital part; core; whole seed (as of corn)