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prohibitive - so high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax
headlong - hasty; rash; headfirst; ADV.
filth - dirty matter; ADJ. filthy
sporadic - occurring irregularly; intermittent
haven - place of safety; refuge; harbor; Ex. tax haven
inviolable - secure from corruption, attack, or violation(or profanation); unassailable; Ex. inviolable oath/rights; N. inviolability
pestilential - (pestilent) causing plague; tending to cause death; baneful; N. pestilence: fatal epidemic disease (esp. bubonic plague)
inclement - stormy; unkind; unmerciful; CF. clement
militia - army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers
initiate - begin; originate; receive into a group; introduce to a new field or activity; Ex. initiate someone into the mysteries of a secret religion; N: one who has been initiated