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contraband - illegal trade; smuggling; smuggled goods; ADJ.
rubble - fragments (esp. from a destroyed building)
ratify - approve formally; confirm; verify
stickler - perfectionist; person who insists things be exactly right
censorious - severely critical
enamored - in love; Ex. enamored of his own beauty; V. enamor: inspire with love
bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate
volatile - changeable; of a quickly changing nature (as of temper); mercurial; tending to violence; evaporating rapidly; Ex. volatile character/situation in the street
inevitable - unavoidable
recidivism - habitual return to crime (even after being punished); N. recidivist