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bawdy - indecent; obscene; about sex in a rude funny way; CF. bawd
covenant - binding agreement between two groups or people; compact; V: enter into a covenant; promise
vestige - trace; remains; Ex. vestiges of some ancient religion
cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection
colossus - gigantic statue; person or thing of great size or importance
epithet - word or phrase characteristically used to describe a person or thing; descriptive phrase to characterize a person (often contemptous)
rudimentary - elementary; not developed; crude; N. rudiment: fundamental element or principle; Ex. rudiments of the language
lottery - contest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots
dolt - slow-thinking stupid person; CF. dull
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