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renege - break a promise; deny; go back on; Ex. renege on the contract/paying off the debt
homily - sermon; tedious moralizing lecture; serious warning; ADJ. homiletic
diurnal - daily; occurring during the daytime
overturn - turn over; capsize; topple
Machiavellian - crafty; double-dealing; of the political doctrine of Machiavelli, which holds that craft and deceit are justified in pursuing political power
duration - length of time something lasts
mandatory - obligatory; compulsory; of a mandate
gangrene - decay of body tissue caused by insufficient blood supply (usually following injury); ADJ. gangrenous
regal - royal; of a monarch; Ex. regal manner
enduring - lasting; surviving; V. endure: bear (pain or suffering) for a long time; remain alive (in spite of difficulties); last; survive