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deserts - what someone deserves
prestige - respect or admiration; impression produced by achievements or reputation; ADJ: causing admiration; ADJ. prestigious: having prestige
license - official or legal permission; latitude of action or speech; excessive freedom that causes harm or damage; V.
fauna - animals of a period or region; CF. flora
bantering - joking talk; good-naturedly ridiculing; N.V. banter
catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art
induce - persuade; lead to do something; bring about; N. inducement
prohibitive - so high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax
prophylactic - used to prevent disease; N: something prophylactic; condom; N. prophylaxis: prevention of disease
catcall - shout of disapproval or displeasure (made at the theater or a sports match); boo; V.