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ribald - marked by vulgar lewd humor; wanton; profane; N. ribaldry: ribald language or joke
recline - lie down
abstinence - restraint from pleasant things, esp. eating or drinking; CF. abstention: act of abstaining from vote
impermeable - impervious; not permitting passage through its substance; impossible to permeate
modicum - limited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate
coagulate - congeal; thicken; clot; N. coagulant
hermetic - sealed by fusion so as to be airtight; airtight
scurrilous - abusive; obscene; indecent; Ex. scurrilous remark
amnesty - pardon (allowed by government to political criminals)
marshal - put in order; guide ceremoniously to the correct place; Ex. marshal the children into the museum; N: military officer; official