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procurement - obtaining; V. procure: obtain by effort; obtain (a prostitute) for another
manacle - restrain; handcuff; N.
demoniac - (demoniacal) fiendish; cruel; N. demon: evil supernatural being; devil
infringe - violate (a law); encroach (the right of another person)
derelict - negligent; (of someone) neglectful of duty; (of something) deserted by an owner; abandoned; N: abandoned property; homeless or vagrant person
parlance - language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance
sensuous - giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin
wrinkle - small ridge on a smooth surface (face or cloth); V.
atavism - resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type; throwback; ADJ. atavistic
epilogue - short speech at conclusion of dramatic work