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anodyne - drug that relieves pain or trouble;
sober - serious; solemn; not drunken; abstemious or temperate; V: make or become sober
proscribe - prohibit; ostracize; banish; outlaw
maraud - move in search of plunder; Ex. marauding army
secession - withdrawal; V. secede: withdraw formally from membership
gusty - windy
prophylactic - used to prevent disease; N: something prophylactic; condom; N. prophylaxis: prevention of disease
monolithic - solidly uniform; unchangeable; unyielding; N. monolith: large block of stone
draconian - extremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician
oratorio - dramatic poem set to music; long musical work with singing but without acting; CF. cantata