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impiety - irreverence; lack of respect for God or piety
chastise - punish as by beating; criticize severely
exigency - urgent situation; ADJ. exigent
inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
decomposition - decay; V. decompose: decay; break and separate into simple parts
obdurate - stubborn; refusing to change one's belief
ample - enough; abundant; spacious; large in size; Ex. ample opportunity/garden; N. amplitude: quality of being ample; abundance; largeness of space
fret - be annoyed or vexed; Ex. fret over your poor grades; N: irritation of mind; ADJ. fretful
perforate - pierce; put a hole through
smother - kill from lack of air; suppress; cover thickly; Ex. smothered in little stickers