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statutory - created by statute or legislative action; regulated by statute; Ex. statutory age limit
Machiavellian - crafty; double-dealing; of the political doctrine of Machiavelli, which holds that craft and deceit are justified in pursuing political power
paramour - illicit lover
curmudgeon - churlish, miserly individual; bad-tempered old person
tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
lopsided - heavier or larger on one side than the other; Ex. lopsided way of walking
rousing - lively; inducing excitement; stirring; V. rouse: waken; arouse from sleep or depression; excite; stir up
extrapolation - projection; conjecture; V. extrapolate: infer (unknown information) from known information
querulous - given to complaining; complaining; fretful; whining
vouchsafe - grant condescendingly; guarantee; Ex. vouchsafe your fair return on your investment