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biennial - every two years
penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation
lateral - of or coming from the side
wistful - sadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing
polarize - split into opposite extremes or camps
efface - rub out; remove the surface of
disjunction - act or state of separation; disunity; CF. disjunctive: expressing a choice between two ideas; CF. conjunction; CF. conjunctive
forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
lassitude - languor; weariness; listlessness
shove - push forward; push roughly; Ex. pushing and shoving to get on the bus; N.