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allege - state without proof
harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
raiment - clothing; garments; Ex. I have no raiment fit to wear.
lineage - descent; ancestry
anachronism - an error involving time in a story; something or someone misplaced in time; ADJ. anachronistic
gerrymander - change voting district lines in order to favor a political party; N. CF. Elbridge Gerry + (sala)mander
rebuke - scold harshly; criticize severely
reprobate - morally disapproved person; person hardened in sin, devoid of a sense of decency; CF. disapproved by God ?
diurnal - daily; occurring during the daytime
perpetrate - commit an offense; do (something wrong)