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prance - move about in a spirited manner (proudly and confidently)
nutrition - process of nourishing or being nourished; CF. malnutrition
exacerbate - worsen; aggravate; embitter
edict - decree (especially one issued by a sovereign); official command
spasmodic - fitful; periodic; of or like a spasm; N. spasm: sudden involuntary muscular contraction; sudden burst of energy or emotion
ephemeral - short-lived; fleeting
repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion
fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)
dint - means; effort; Ex. by dint of hard work
penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation