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viand - food; CF. live
devotee - enthusiastic follower; enthusiast; Ex. devotee of Bach
conjure - cause to appear by magic; summon (a devil or a spirit) by magical power; practice magic (esp. by very quick movement of the hands); evoke; conjure up: bring into the mind; Ex. The magician conjured a rabbit out of his hat.
penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation
irresolute - uncertain how to act; weak; lacking in resolution; indecisive; N. irresolution
affidavit - written statement made under oath (for use as proof in a court of law)
nonsense - speech or writing with no meaning; foolish behavior or language; Ex. make (a) nonsense of: spoil; cause to fail
exacerbate - worsen; aggravate; embitter
dint - means; effort; Ex. by dint of hard work
surveillance - close observation of a person (esp. one under suspicion); watching; guarding