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::: opportune - timely; well-chosen
::: Epicurean - believing that pleasure is good and suffering is bad and should be avoided; N.
::: disperse - scatter; Ex. disperse the cloud/crowd
::: penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation
::: posterity - descendants; future generations; Ex. go down to posterity; CF. posterior, anterior
::: adversity - great hardship or affliction; misfortune; calamitous event
::: catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art
::: expurgate - clean; remove offensive parts of a book
::: negate - cancel out; nullify; cause to have no effect; deny; N. negation
::: archives - public records; place where public records are kept