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expurgate - clean; remove offensive parts of a book
collation - a light meal; collating
exhort - urge (by strong argument or advice); Ex. The general exhorted his men to fight bravely; N. exhortation
emasculate - weaken; castrate
aegis - shield; protection; defense
incarcerate - imprison
sallow - (of the skin) yellowish and unhealthy-looking; sickly in color; Ex. sallow complexion due to jaundice
imply - suggest a meaning not expressed; signify
bloated - (unpleasantly) swollen or puffed as with water or air
nicety - precision; accuracy; minute distinction or difference; Ex. to a nicety: exactly; precisely; Ex. distinguish between niceties