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lucid - easily understood; clear; intelligible; N. lucidity
swell - long wave of water that moves continuously without breaking; V.
absolve - pardon (an offense)
beset - harass or trouble from all directions; hem in
paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
catalyst - agent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis
deride - ridicule; treat with contempt; make fun of; OP. respect
unequivocal - plain; clear; obvious
penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation
skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit