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Word: penology

Definition: study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation


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::: adverse - going against; opposing; unfavorable; hostile
::: petulant - touchy; peevish; ill-tempered
::: haggle - argue about prices (in an attempt to bargain)
::: flaunt - display ostentatiously; Ex. ``Honey, if you've got it, flaunt it !''
::: advocate - speak in favor of; support (an idea or plan); urge; plead for
::: pucker - gather into wrinkles or folds; N: wrinkle or fold
::: alliteration - repetition of beginning sound in poetry
::: caption - title; chapter heading; text under illustration
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