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institution - instituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage
quorum - minimal number of members necessary to conduct a meeting
suborn - persuade to act unlawfully (especially to commit perjury); N. subornation
despise - look on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible
avuncular - of or like an uncle
impenetrable - not able to be pierced or entered; beyond understanding; impossible to understand; Ex. impenetrable mystery
heterogeneous - dissimilar; mixed; not homogeneous; consisting of dissimilar elements or plants
amnesia - loss of memory
illusory - illusive; deceptive; not real
percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion