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::: contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
::: pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
::: enjoin - command; order; forbid
::: augment - increase; add to
::: caption - title; chapter heading; text under illustration
::: rarefied - made less dense (of a gas); V. rarefy: make less dense; N. rarefaction
::: referendum - direct vote by all the people
::: florescence - condition or period of flowering
::: liaison - contact that keeps parties in communication; communication between groups; one that maintains communication; go-between; secret love affair; V. liaise: keep a connection
::: transgression - violation of a law; sin; V. transgress: go beyond (a limit); violate; do wrong