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restraint - moderation or self-control; controlling force; restriction
aberrant - abnormal or deviant
buttress - support; prop up; N. stationary structure to support wall; Ex. flying buttress
perspicuity - clearness of expression; freedom from ambiguity
solicit - entreat; request earnestly; seek to obtain; Ex. solicit votes; CF. solicitor: one who solicits; chief law officer
corporeal - bodily (rather than spiritual); of a bodily form; material; tangible
taint - contaminate; cause to lose purity; modify with a trace of something bad; Ex. tainted reputation; N: stain; touch of decay or bad influence; CF. touch
crypt - secret recess or vault usually used for burial; underground room (under a church)
expunge - cancel; remove a word or name (from a book or list); erase
deign - condescend; stoop