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::: codify - arrange (laws or rules) as a code; classify; N. code: system of words used instead of ordinary writing; collection of laws, rules, established social customs
::: smother - kill from lack of air; suppress; cover thickly; Ex. smothered in little stickers
::: ungainly - (of someone) awkward in movement; clumsy; (of something) unwieldy; Ex. ungainly dancer/instrument
::: acrimonious - stinging; caustic; bitter in words or manner; N. acrimony: bitter ill-natured animosity in speech or behavior
::: philanthropist - lover of mankind; doer of good; N. philanthropy
::: embroil - throw into confusion; involve in strife, dispute, or quarrel; entangle; CF. imbroglio
::: unscathed - unharmed; Ex. escape the accident unscathed
::: apparition - ghost; phantom
::: abode - dwelling place; home
::: placid - peaceful; calm; Ex. placid child/lake