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glower - scowl; glare; look or stare angrily
prophylactic - used to prevent disease; N: something prophylactic; condom; N. prophylaxis: prevention of disease
precept - practical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept
incongruity - lack of harmony; absurdity; ADJ. incongruous: lacking in harmony; inappropriate
leeway - room to move; margin; latitude; Ex. leeway for the deadline
mayhem - injury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim
irate - angry; CF. ire: anger; wrath
slipshod - slovenly; careless; sloppy; untidy; shabby; Ex. slipshod work
philistine - narrow-minded person, uncultured and exclusively interested in material gain; uncultured person who is indifferent to artistic and cultural values; member of an ancient people in Palestine; OP. aesthete
induce - persuade; lead to do something; bring about; N. inducement