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draconian - extremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician
reactionary - strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical
potpourri - heterogeneous mixture; medley; mixture of dried flower petals a pot (to give a pleasant smell to a room)
castigation - punishment; severe criticism or disapproval
dulcet - sweet sounding; pleasing to the ear; melodious
cumulative - growing by addition; accumulative
taciturn - habitually silent; talking little
quench - assuage or satisfy (thrust); slake; douse or extinguish; put out; suppress
prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
jostle - shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds