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exacting - extremely demanding; Ex. exacting standard of safety
retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
Bacchanalia - the ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus
ecosystem - ecological community together with its environment
stodgy - dull; stuffy; boringly conservative; Ex. stodgy book
blighted - suffering from a disease; destroyed
metrical - metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer
prestige - respect or admiration; impression produced by achievements or reputation; ADJ: causing admiration; ADJ. prestigious: having prestige
insinuate - hint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate
mutilate - maim; injure lastingly; deprive of a limb or an essential part