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peremptory - demanding and leaving no choice; imperative; Ex. peremptory decree/knock
parody - humorous imitation; spoof; takeoff; travesty; V.
dissolution - disintegration; reduction to a liquid form; looseness in morals; sensual indulgence; debauchery; ADJ. dissolute: lacking in moral restraint; leading an immoral life
grisly - ghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies
cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession
regimen - prescribed course of diet or exercise; prescribed diet and habits; Ex. daily regimen of a dancer
ambivalence - the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes or opinions
skeptic - sceptic; doubter; person who suspends judgment until he has examined the evidence supporting a point of view; ADJ. skeptical; N. skepticism; scepticism
query - inquiry; question; V.
humus - substance or rich soil formed by decaying vegetable matter; CF. soil