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deterrent - something that discourages or deters
vindictive - disposed to revenge; vengeful; out for revenge; spiteful; intended to cause harm; malicious; Ex. vindictive streak
mischief - behavior (of children) causing trouble with no serious harm; damage; harm; Ex. mischief to the crops; ADJ. mischievous: causing mischief; playfully troublesome
accessible - easy to approach; obtainable
preeminent - outstanding; superior
dissertation - formal essay; treatise
epicure - connoisseur of food and drink; gourmet; ADJ. epicurean; CF. Epicurus
stultify - make stupid in mind; cause to appear or become stupid or inconsistent; suppress; frustrate or hinder; Ex. stultifying effect of uninteresting work; Ex. stultify free expression
maudlin - effusively sentimental
garrulous - loquacious; wordy; talkative; N. garrulity