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entice - lure; persuade to do (something wrong); attract; tempt
monumental - massive; impressively large; built as a monument
sundry - miscellaneous; various; several; N. sundries: small miscellaneous items
umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness
penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation
missile - object to be thrown or projected
oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
retaliate - repay in kind (usually for bad treatment); V. retaliate
annex - attach; add to a large thing; take possession of; incorporate (territory) into a larger existing political unit (by force); N: building added to a large one
hoary - white with age