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::: alienate - make unfriendly or hostile; estrange; separate; change the ownership of
::: politic - prudent; judicious; well judged; expedient; well devised
::: ordinance - decree; authoritative order
::: prophylactic - used to prevent disease; N: something prophylactic; condom; N. prophylaxis: prevention of disease
::: atrophy - wasting away; V: weaken and lose flesh and muscle (through lack of blood or lack of use)
::: vainglorious - boastful; excessively conceited; N. vainglory: great vanity
::: gape - open widely; open the mouth wide; stare wonderingly with the mouth open; CF. agape
::: unscathed - unharmed; Ex. escape the accident unscathed
::: ostentatious - showy; trying to attract attention; pretentious; N. ostentation: showy display
::: percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion