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::: malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
::: sever - separate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position
::: sanctimonious - displaying ostentatious or hypocritical devoutness; N. sanctimony: hypocritical piety
::: debauch - corrupt morally; seduce from virtue; N. debauchery: wild behavior (with sex and alcohol)
::: pivotal - of a pivot; central; critical; crucial
::: pathological - pertaining to disease; N. pathology: study of disease
::: inebriated - habitually intoxicated; drunk; N. inebriety
::: credo - creed
::: ossify - change or harden into bone; become hard and unchanging in one's ideas
::: colossal - huge