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penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation
perspicuity - clearness of expression; freedom from ambiguity
obligatory - binding; required; compulsory; V. oblige: constrain; make grateful; do a favor; accommodate
dismember - cut into small parts; cut (a body) apart limb from limb
bewitch - cast a spell over; captivate completely
interjection - exclamation; Ex. ``Ouch''
doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
exploit - brave and successful act; deed or action, particularly a brave deed; CF. crossing the Atlantic ocean
verbiage - pompous array of words; too many unnecessary words; wordiness
compulsion - compelling; strong desire that is difficult to control; irresistible impulse