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surpass - exceed
erudite - (of a person or book) learned; full of learning; scholarly; N. erudition
punitive - punishing; Ex. punitive measures
moratorium - legal delay of payment or action; Ex. declare moratorium on the building of new houses
plaster - paste that hardens to a smooth solid and is used for coating walls; V.
defalcate - embezzle
impale - pierce (with a sharp point); Ex. impaled by the spear
sullen - silently showing ill humor or resentment; dark; gloomy
enfranchise - admit to the rights of citizenship (especially the right to vote); CF. franchise
impertinent - insolent; rude; not pertinent; N. impertinence