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rigor - severity; Ex. rigors of the Russian winter
decree - authoritative order; edict; judgment of a court of law; V: order or judge by decree
paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
precipitous - steep; overhasty; precipitate
debase - degrade; reduce in quality or value; degenerate; lower in esteem; disgrace; N. debasement
fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.
abysmal - bottomless
fundamental - basic; primary; essential
marital - pertaining to marriage
militia - army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers