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prophylactic - used to prevent disease; N: something prophylactic; condom; N. prophylaxis: prevention of disease
discrete - separate; unconnected
accost - approach and speak first to a person
causal - implying a cause-and-effect relationship; N. causality
imbroglio - complicated situation (as in a play); painful or complex misunderstanding (as in a play); entanglement; confused mass (as of papers); V. embroil
benediction - blessing
wreak - inflict; Ex. wreak one's vengeance on
travesty - copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon
broach - introduce as a subject; moot; open up
excise - cut away; cut out; N: government tax on good produced and used inside a country; N. excision