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upright - (sitting or standing) straight up; honest; moral
immaculate - spotless; flawless; absolutely clean
plebiscite - direct vote by the entire electorate (on an important issue)
optimum - most favorable; optimal; N: most favorable condition
larceny - theft; Ex. petit larceny
headstrong - willful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'
vituperative - abusive; scolding; V. vituperate: berate; scold; rail against abusively
equilibrium - balance of opposing forces; balance of the mind; equanimity
herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
regent - a person who governs in place of a ruler who is ill, absent, or still a child; ADJ. Ex. the Prince regent