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::: scurrilous - abusive; obscene; indecent; Ex. scurrilous remark
::: retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
::: prosaic - lacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose
::: mangle - tear or cut to pieces; mutilate or disfigure; Ex. badly mangled bodies
::: virtue - goodness; moral excellence; good quality; advantage; Ex. by virtue of; Ex. make a virtue of necessity
::: vigilante - one who without authority assumes law enforcement powers
::: semblance - outward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.
::: prate - talk idly; speak foolishly; boast idly
::: institute - organization for a special purpose; V: establish
::: drone - talk dully; buzz or murmur like a bee; N.