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avalanche - great mass of falling snow and ice
deposition - testimony under oath; deposing; dethroning
pharisee - Pharisee: member of an ancient Jewish group that emphasized strict observance of the Mosaic law (considering themselves very holy); hypocritical self-righteous person
agitate - stir up; disturb
drama - prose or verse composition to be performed by actors; play; exciting and unusual situation
vehement - forceful; intensely emotional; with marked vigor; strong; N. vehemence
permissive - allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society
cursive - (of writing) flowing; running; having the successive letters joined
slander - defamation; utterance of false and malicious statements; V. ADJ. slanderous
contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention