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censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
compunction - remorse; strong uneasiness caused by guilt
peroration - conclusion of an oration; perorating; V. perorate: conclude a speech; speak at great length
lewd - lustful
feign - pretend
bungle - mismanage; blunder; botch; blow; spoil by clumsy behavior
heinous - atrocious; wicked; hatefully bad; Ex. heinous crime
equivocal - (of words or statements) ambiguous; intentionally misleading; (of behavior) questionable; OP. unequivocal
nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne