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license - official or legal permission; latitude of action or speech; excessive freedom that causes harm or damage; V.
desecrate - profane; violate the sanctity of
chase - ornament a metal surface by indenting; follow rapidly to catch
sententious - pithy; terse; concise; aphoristic
carnage - destruction of life; slaughter; killing of large numbers of people or animals
retinue - following; attendants
epicure - connoisseur of food and drink; gourmet; ADJ. epicurean; CF. Epicurus
coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
quizzical - curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance
indenture - bind as servant or apprentice to master; bind by indenture; N: contract binding one party into the service of another for a specified time (as between an apprentice and his master)