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treatise - article treating a subject systematically and thoroughly
boor - rude, insensitive person
podiatrist - doctor who treats ailments of the feet; chiropodist; N. podiatrics
execute - put into effect; carry out; kill as a lawful punishment; N. execution
prohibitive - so high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax
duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress
agitate - stir up; disturb
ramshackle - (of a building or vehicle) poorly constructed; rickety; falling apart
metropolis - large city
rivulet - small stream; CF. rill < rivulet < river