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doctrine - teachings in general; particular principle (religious, legal, etc.) taught; dogma; tenet; ADJ. doctrinal
fructify - bear fruit; produce fruit
escapade - prank; flighty conduct; reckless adventure that disobeys rules
mulct - defraud a person of something; swindle; Ex. mulct the boy of his legacy
postulate - self-evident truth; something assumed without proof; V: assume the truth of (as a basis of an argument)
savory - pleasant in taste; tasty; pleasing, attractive, or agreeable; Ex. savory reputation
haven - place of safety; refuge; harbor; Ex. tax haven
clipper - sailing vessel built for great speed
consistency - absence of contradictions; uniformity; degree of thickness or firmness; Ex. consistency of thick cream; CF. viscous
dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman