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pulverize - crush or grind into very small particles
onus - burden; responsibility
prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety
frugality - thrift; economy; ADJ. frugal: practicing economy; costing little; inexpensive
expiate - make amends for (a sin)
forerunner - predecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another
trifle - something of little importance or value; small amount; Ex. a trifle; V: treat without seriousness; flirt
polity - (particular form of) political organization; form of government of nation or state; Ex. student polity
selective - careful in choosing; having an effect only on certain things; not general; Ex. eclectic weed killer
buffet - strike forcefully; slap; batter; knock out; N: table with food set out for people to server themselves; meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set