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::: edict - decree (especially one issued by a sovereign); official command
::: prosody - art of versification; study of the metrical structure of verse
::: politic - prudent; judicious; well judged; expedient; well devised
::: hue - color; aspect; Ex. opinions of every hue
::: sublimate - refine; purify; replace (natural urges) with socially acceptable activities; change between a solid state and a gaseous state
::: censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
::: unction - the act of anointing with oil; Ex. extreme unction
::: fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.
::: ossify - change or harden into bone; become hard and unchanging in one's ideas
::: vitiate - spoil the effect of; make inoperative; corrupt morally