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nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne
adore - love deeply and respect highly
penitent - repentant; N.
contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
worldly - engrossed in matters of this earth; not spiritual; of the material world
hubris - arrogance; excessive self-conceit
parameter - limit; independent variable; Ex. parameters of the problem; Ex. within the parameters of the budget
anarchist - person who seeks to overturn the established government; advocate of abolishing authority
maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer
manifesto - public declaration of principles; statement of policy