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::: mangy - shabby; wretched; suffering from mange; of bad appearance
::: fusillade - simultaneous firing or outburst (of missiles, questions, etc.)
::: apostate - one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs; N. apostasy
::: constraint - restraint; compulsion; repression of feelings; reticence; V. constrain: hold back; restrain; compel; oblige; confine forcibly; imprison
::: ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
::: legislature - legislating branch of government; CF. legislate: make laws
::: heterogeneous - dissimilar; mixed; not homogeneous; consisting of dissimilar elements or plants
::: minatory - menacing; threatening
::: delusion - false belief; hallucination; deluding; Ex. delusions of grandeur; Ex. under the delusion that
::: transient - staying for a short time; momentary; temporary; N: one that is transient