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statute - law enacted by the legislature
titular - of a title; in name only; nominal; having the title of an office without the obligations; Ex. titular head of the company
rivulet - small stream; CF. rill < rivulet < river
prize - pry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)
scrappy - quarrelsome
ovoid - egg-shaped; CF. ovum; CF. ovulate
stringent - (of rules) binding; rigid; marked by scarcity of money; Ex. stringent economic conditions
disgorge - surrender something (stolen); eject; vomit; OP. gorge
dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman
blasphemy - irreverence; sacrilege; cursing; bad language about God or holy things; V. blasphem; ADJ. blasphemous; CF. sacrilege