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::: contraband - illegal trade; smuggling; smuggled goods; ADJ.
::: pessimism - belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess; tendency to take the gloomiest possible view of a situation; ADJ. pessimistic
::: pedagogy - teaching; art of education
::: chaperon - older person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman
::: profusion - great amount; plenty; overabundance; excess; lavish expenditure; Ex. profusion of choices; ADJ. profuse: plentiful; copious; giving or given abundantly; extravagant
::: brink - edge (at the top of a cliff); Ex. on the brink of the Grand Canyon
::: discount - disregard; regard (a story or news) as unimportant; deduct from a cost
::: preamble - introductory statement
::: pulverize - crush or grind into very small particles
::: bucolic - rustic; pastoral