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::: antiseptic - substance that prevents infection in a wound; ADJ.
::: perfidious - treacherous; disloyal; N. perfidy: treachery
::: anthropologist - student of the history and science of humankind
::: veritable - being truly so; real or genuine; actual; not false or imaginary
::: ballast - heavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast
::: engaged - employed; busy; betrothed; involved in conflict
::: mangle - tear or cut to pieces; mutilate or disfigure; Ex. badly mangled bodies
::: bowdlerize - expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler
::: amputate - cut off part of body; prune (a limb)
::: distend - expand; swell out