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Word: penology

Definition: study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation


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::: mendacious - lying; habitually dishonest; N. mendacity
::: quash - crush; suppress; squash; subdue; annul; Ex. quash a rebellion/the decision of the low court
::: tedium - boredom; weariness; ADJ. tedious
::: beget - father; become the father of; produce; give rise to
::: swill - drink greedily
::: perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
::: receptive - quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal
::: outspoken - candid; blunt
::: adore - love deeply and respect highly
::: bombardment - attack (as with missiles or bombs); V. bombard