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::: offensive - attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense
::: roseate - rosy; optimistic; Ex. roseate views
::: proscribe - prohibit; ostracize; banish; outlaw
::: excise - cut away; cut out; N: government tax on good produced and used inside a country; N. excision
::: shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
::: lateral - of or coming from the side
::: indices - signs; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index
::: consanguinity - kinship; relationship by birth
::: mandatory - obligatory; compulsory; of a mandate
::: inquisitor - questioner (especially harsh); investigator; person making an inquisition