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misdemeanor - minor crime; misdeed; wrongdoing
prohibitive - so high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax
burnish - make shiny by rubbing; polish
millennium - thousand-year period (as in the New Testament); hoped-for period of happiness and prosperity
archives - public records; place where public records are kept
tessellated - mosaic; inlaid; Ex. tessellated pattern
statutory - created by statute or legislative action; regulated by statute; Ex. statutory age limit
audit - examination of accounts of a business; official examination; V.
saboteur - one who commits sabotage; destroyer of property; N. sabotage: destruction of property (usually carried out secretly)
cataract - great waterfall; eye abnormality (causing a gradual loss of eyesight)