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::: venal - capable of being bribed; corrupt; CF. vernal
::: temperate - moderate; restrained; self-controlled; moderate in respect to temperature; CF. temperance: moderation and self-restraint; abstinence of alcoholic drinks; Ex. temperance society
::: amnesty - pardon (allowed by government to political criminals)
::: enfranchise - admit to the rights of citizenship (especially the right to vote); CF. franchise
::: forestall - prevent by taking action in advance
::: unmitigated - (of something bad) not moderated; unrelieved or immoderate; without qualification; absolute; Ex. unmitigated disaster
::: luminary - celebrity (in a specific field); dignitary; object that gives light (as a celestial body)
::: progenitor - ancestor
::: inscrutable - difficult to understand; impenetrable; not readily understood; mysterious
::: philology - study of language or words