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impunity - freedom from punishment or harm; CF. punish
hereafter - life after death
grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
bandy - discuss lightly or glibly; discuss in a frivolous manner; exchange (words) heatedly; quarrel; Ex. bandy words with
continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
exorbitant - (of costs or demands) excessive; exceeding reasonable bounds
superfluous - excessive; overabundant; unnecessary; N. superfluity
rickety - (of buildings) likely to break or fall apart; of rickets; CF. rickets; CF. vitamin D
redolent - odorous; fragrant; suggestive (of an odor); Ex. redolent of onions/mystery
crescendo - increase in the volume or intensity as in a musical passage; climax; CF. crescent