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martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
cordial - warmly friendly; gracious; heartfelt; Ex. cordial welcome
complicity - participation; involvement (in a questionable act or a crime)
galvanic - of the production of electricity by the action of an acid on a metal; having the effect of an electric shock; Ex. galvanic cell; galvanic effect; CF. Luigi Galvani
parallelism - state of being parallel; similarity; analogy
deterrent - something that discourages or deters
girth - distance around something; circumference
inundate - flood; overflow; submerge; cover completely; Ex. inundated with work
adjuration - solemn urging; V. adjure: entreat earnestly; enjoin solemnly
estranged - separated; alienated; V. estrange: alienate (people in a family); N. estrangement