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expurgate - clean; remove offensive parts of a book
ludicrous - laughable; ridiculous; trifling
beneficiary - person entitled to benefits or proceeds of an insurance policy or will
reprove - censure; rebuke; N. reproof
bargain - agreement between two groups or people; something for sale at a price advantageous to the buyer; V: negotiate; trade; Ex. bargaining power
hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
exegesis - explanation, especially of biblical(of the bible) passages
foliage - masses of leaves; CF. defoliate
chasten - discipline; punish in order to correct; CF. castigate
encroachment - gradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon