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::: carnage - destruction of life; slaughter; killing of large numbers of people or animals
::: exceptionable - objectionable; likely to cause dislike; offensive; CF. unexceptionable: entirely acceptable
::: effete - having lost one's original power; barren; worn out; exhausted
::: civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
::: rebus - representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.
::: inamorata - woman whom a man loves
::: debar - bar; forbid; exclude; Ex. debarred from jury services
::: babble - chatter idly or foolishly; make continuous sounds like water running gently over rounded stone; N.
::: primary - first in rank or importance; principal; earliest in time; Ex. primary stages; N. CF. first
::: acclimate - adjust to climate or environment; adapt