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duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress
stately - formal; ceremonious; grand in style or size; majestic
censure - blame; criticize; express strong disapproval; N: severe criticism; strong disapproval
primordial - existing at the beginning (of time); rudimentary
aseptic - preventing infection; having a cleansing effect
contingent - dependent on something uncertain or in the future; conditional; happening by chance; accidental; N: a group of soldiers, ships to a larger force; CF. contingency: future event that may or may not occur; possibility; Ex. prepare for every contingency
uncouth - boorish; clumsy in speech or behavior; outlandish
invulnerable - incapable of injury; impossible to damage or injure
frenzied - madly excited; N. frenzy: violent wild excitement
promiscuous - mixed indiscriminately; indiscriminate; not choosing carefully; indiscriminate in the choice of sexual partners; irregular, particularly sexually; Ex. promiscuous life/girl; N. promiscuity