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impunity - freedom from punishment or harm; CF. punish
lucid - easily understood; clear; intelligible; N. lucidity
franchise - right or privilege granted by authority; right to vote; license to sell a product in a particular territory
shirk - avoid (responsibility, work, etc.); malinger
parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
bedraggle - wet thoroughly; ADJ. bedraggled: draggled
institutionalize - make into an institution; put or confine in an institution
dumbfound - (dumfound) astonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck
cistern - reservoir or water tank
pertinacious - holding tenaciously to an action; stubborn; persistent