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::: chastise - punish as by beating; criticize severely
::: venturesome - (of a person) bold; adventurous; daring; (of an action) risky
::: hereafter - life after death
::: plagiarize - steal another's ideas or writings and pass them off as one's own; Ex. ideas plagiarized from my article; N. plagiarism; CF. kidnap
::: lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
::: gastronomy - art and science of preparing and serving good food; CF. gastronome
::: optician - maker and seller of eyeglasses
::: inchoate - (of desire, wish, plan) recently begun; not explicit; at the beginning of development; rudimentary; elementary; Ex. inchoate mass
::: precarious - unsafe; lacking in stability; uncertain; risky; Ex. precarious living
::: decrepitude - state of collapse or weakness caused by illness or old age