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casualty - serious or fatal accident; person killed or wounded in an accident or battle
decree - authoritative order; edict; judgment of a court of law; V: order or judge by decree
perpetuate - make perpetual; make something last for a long time; preserve from extinction; N. perpetuity
celibate - abstaining from sexual intercourse; unmarried; N. celibacy
premise - assumption; postulate; proposition upon which an argument is based
upright - (sitting or standing) straight up; honest; moral
postulate - self-evident truth; something assumed without proof; V: assume the truth of (as a basis of an argument)
franchise - right or privilege granted by authority; right to vote; license to sell a product in a particular territory
accolade - award of merit; strong praise and approval
subversive - tending to overthrow or ruin; V. subvert: overthrow completely (an established system); destroy completely; CF. undermine ?