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::: institution - instituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage
::: haunt - (of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented
::: brazen - insolent; without shame; bold; Ex. brazen lie; V: face with bold self-assurance or with unshamed confidence
::: comprehend - include; understand
::: prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
::: marvel - To become filled with wonder or astonishment; N. One that evokes surprise, admiration, or wonder.
::: backslide - revert (to bad habits); N. reverter
::: plane - carpenter's tool for smoothing and leveling wood; V. CF. flat
::: indecisive - marked by indecision; inconclusive; Ex. indecisive battle
::: grapple - wrestle; come to grips with; take hold of and struggle with; Ex. grapple with the burglar