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affidavit - written statement made under oath (for use as proof in a court of law)
foist - insert improperly; impose upon another by coercion; palm off; pass off as genuine or worthy; CF. fist
draconian - extremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician
venerable - deserving high respect; commanding respect; CF. command: deserve and get
mural - wall painting
homily - sermon; tedious moralizing lecture; serious warning; ADJ. homiletic
retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
heinous - atrocious; wicked; hatefully bad; Ex. heinous crime
sophistry - seemingly plausible but fallacious reasoning; sophism
umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness