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::: deference - courteous regard for another's wish; courteous yielding to another's wish or opinion (showing respect); ADJ. deferential; OP. effrontery
::: dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
::: tortuous - winding; full of curves; Ex. tortuous mountain road
::: proscribe - prohibit; ostracize; banish; outlaw
::: destitute - extremely poor; lacking means of subsistence; utterly lacking; devoid; Ex. destitute of any experience
::: recapitulate - summarize
::: lascivious - lustful
::: pinnacle - peak; highest point; acme; Ex. pinnacle of fame
::: precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
::: alias - an assumed name esp. by a criminal (usually to mislead people); ADV. alias