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::: malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
::: bigotry - stubborn intolerance
::: spasmodic - fitful; periodic; of or like a spasm; N. spasm: sudden involuntary muscular contraction; sudden burst of energy or emotion
::: universal - characterizing or affecting all; general; present everywhere; of the universe; cosmic; Ex. universal agreement; Ex. a subject of universal interest
::: gargoyle - waterspout carved in grotesque figures on a building
::: diversion - act of turning aside; pastime; V. divert: turn aside from a course; distract; amuse
::: static - having no motion; unchanging; lacking development; N. stasis: stable state
::: mendacious - lying; habitually dishonest; N. mendacity
::: inured - accustomed; hardened; Ex. inured to the Alaskan cold; V. inure: make used to something undesirable; harden; CF. unfeeling
::: compulsory - obligatory; that must be done