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polygamist - one who has more than one spouse at a time; CF. bigamy; CF. polyandry
adore - love deeply and respect highly
bureaucracy - overregulated administrative system marked by red tape; ADJ. bureaucratic
perquisite - (perk) any gain above stipulated salary; Ex. perquisites such as free meals and a car
repercussion - rebound; reaction; reverberation; Ex. serious repercussion
instigate - start; urge; provoke; incite; Ex. instigate a search/quarrel
inasmuch_as - since; owing to the fact that
contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
grotesque - fantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)
crochet - make (a piece of needlework) by looping thread with a hooked needle; N. CF. crotchet