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::: contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
::: misadventure - mischance; ill luck; Ex. death by misadventure
::: virulent - (of a disease or poison) extremely harmful or poisonous; (of a feeling) hostile; bitter; N. virulence; CF. virus; CF. venom
::: consort - associate with; keep company; N: husband or wife (or a ruler)
::: eclipse - darken; extinguish; outshine; surpass; cause an eclipse
::: servitude - slavery; compulsory labor imposed as a punishment
::: killjoy - grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others
::: obstetrician - physician specializing in delivery(assisting in giving birth) of babies; N. obstetrics; CF. midwife
::: precept - practical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept
::: averse - reluctant; disinclined; not liking or opposed; Ex. averse to cats/doing the house work