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decadence - decay; fall to a lower level (of morality, civilization, or art); ADJ. decadent
troth - pledge of good faith especially in betrothal; betrothal; Ex. by my troth
aspire - seek to attain (position or status); long for; Ex. aspire to become president; Ex. aspire to/after the leadership
incongruity - lack of harmony; absurdity; ADJ. incongruous: lacking in harmony; inappropriate
baffle - frustrate; perplex
belabor - harp on; dwell on tediously; explain or go over excessively or to a ridiculous degree; assail verbally; beat severely; attack physically
deviate - turn away from (a principle, norm); move away from an accepted standard; swerve; depart; diverge; N. deviation; Ex. deviation of the path of light by a prism
motto - brief statement used to express a principle
lottery - contest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots
injurious - harmful; causing injury