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irrelevant - not applicable; unrelated
enact - make (a bill) into law
jaundiced - yellowed; prejudiced (envious, hostile, or resentful) from long and disappointing experience of human affairs; Ex. with a jaundiced eye
contrivance - something contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme
idolatry - worship of idols; excessive admiration or devotion; ADJ. idolatrous
animadversion - critical remark; V. animadvert: comment critically with disapproval
austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
topography - physical features of a region (such as the shape and height); CF. topo-: place
manumit - emancipate; free from slavery or bondage
suffocate - die or kill from lack of air; suppress