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::: bestial - beastlike; brutal; inhuman; very cruel
::: contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
::: limbo - region near heaven or hell where certain souls are kept; prison (slang); Ex. Purgatory and Limbo
::: subpoena - writ(written command issued by a court) summoning a witness to appear in court; V: summon with a subpoena
::: assuage - mak less severe; ease or lessen (pain); satisfy (hunger); soothe (anger)
::: turmoil - extreme confusion; great commotion and confusion; Ex. throw the country into turmoil
::: parity - equality; close resemblance; CF. disparate
::: headfirst - moving with the head leading; headlong
::: supererogatory - superfluous; more than needed or demanded
::: Occident - the West