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filth - dirty matter; ADJ. filthy
malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
stringent - (of rules) binding; rigid; marked by scarcity of money; Ex. stringent economic conditions
blunt - having a dull edge; abrupt and frank in speech or manner; brusque; V: make or become blunt
abolish - cancel; put an end to
nubile - marriageable; of marriageable age; CF. connubial
sanction - approve; ratify; N: permission; penalty intended to enforce compliance
ruminate - chew over and over (mentally or, like cows, physically); mull over(ponder)
repository - storehouse
inured - accustomed; hardened; Ex. inured to the Alaskan cold; V. inure: make used to something undesirable; harden; CF. unfeeling