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draconian - extremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician
sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
forensic - suitable to debate or courts of law; of or used in legal proceedings and the tracking of criminals; Ex. forensic science/medicine
ideology - system of ideas characteristic of a group or culture
saccharine - cloying sweet; characteristic of sugar or saccharin
reprobate - morally disapproved person; person hardened in sin, devoid of a sense of decency; CF. disapproved by God ?
ample - enough; abundant; spacious; large in size; Ex. ample opportunity/garden; N. amplitude: quality of being ample; abundance; largeness of space
vituperative - abusive; scolding; V. vituperate: berate; scold; rail against abusively
graduated - arranged by degrees (of height, difficulty, etc.)
jaunty - cheerful and pleased with life; lighthearted; animated; easy and carefree; dapper in appearance; Ex. jaunty person/hat