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::: statute - law enacted by the legislature
::: nether - lower; Ex. nether garments/regions
::: circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
::: paleontology - study of prehistoric life or fossils; CF. paleo-: ancient or prehistoric; Ex. paleography: study of ancient written documents
::: stagnant - (of water) not flowing (often bad-smelling); motionless; stale; not developing; inactive; dull; Ex. stagnant industrial output
::: headstrong - willful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'
::: prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety
::: recite - repeat aloud (something learned); describe; Ex. recite his complaints; N. recitation
::: clime - climate
::: centaur - mythical figure, half man and half horse