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convoluted - coiled around; twisted; involved; complicated; intricate; complex; N. convolution: twist; one of the convex folds of the surface of the brain
leniency - mildness; permissiveness; ADJ. lenient: not severe in judgment or punishment
traverse - go through or across
animosity - active enmity
hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
derivative - unoriginal; obtained from another source; Ex. derivative prose style; N.
magistrate - official with power to administer the law
revulsion - sudden strong feeling of disgust; sudden violent change of feeling; negative reaction; Ex. revulsion from the scenes of torture
dereliction - neglect of duty; abandonment
inasmuch_as - since; owing to the fact that