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virtue - goodness; moral excellence; good quality; advantage; Ex. by virtue of; Ex. make a virtue of necessity
impropriety - improperness; unsuitableness
enunciate - announce; proclaim; utter or speak, especially distinctly; pronounce clearly; articulate; Ex. This theory was first enunciated by him.
retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
anarchy - absence of governing body; state of disorder
fallible - liable to err
bowdlerize - expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler
recapitulate - summarize
unseemly - unbecoming; not proper in behavior; indecent; Ex. leave with unseemly haste
expurgate - clean; remove offensive parts of a book