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penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation
arrogance - pride; haughtiness; ADJ. arrogant: unpleasantly self-important (with a strong confidence in one's own importance and a lack of respect for other people)
voluble - fluent; talkative; glib; N. volubility
overblown - inflated; exaggerated
castrate - remove the sex organs (of a male animal or person)
calumny - malicious misrepresentation; slander
afterlife - life after death; later part of one's life
plagiarize - steal another's ideas or writings and pass them off as one's own; Ex. ideas plagiarized from my article; N. plagiarism; CF. kidnap
arboretum - place where different trees and shrubs are studied and exhibited
verity - quality of being true; lasting truth or principle; Ex. the verity of his testimony; Ex. one of the eternal verities