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prolong - lengthen; extend; draw out
compact - agreement; contract; ADJ: tightly packed; firm; brief; concise; Ex. compact statement
discord - conflict; lack of harmony; dissonance (when musical notes are played)
maim - mutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life
hindsight - understanding the nature of an event after it has actually happened
ornate - excessively or elaborately decorated
draconian - extremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician
grandiloquent - (of a person or speech) using high sounding or important-sounding language; pompous; bombastic
edify - instruct; correct morally
nubile - marriageable; of marriageable age; CF. connubial