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rightful - legally correct; Ex. rightful owner
ordain - decree or command; grant holy orders; predestine; install as a minister, priest, or rabbi; N. ordainment; CF. ordination
marsupial - one of a family of mammals that nurse their offspring in a pouch(pocket of skin or leather); CF. kangaroo, opossum, wombat
abstruse - obscure; profound; difficult to understand
prank - mischievous trick
surveillance - close observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding
gruesome - grisly; horrible
hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
mediocre - ordinary; commonplace; neither good nor bad