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overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
purge - remove or get rid of something or someone unwanted; eliminate; free from blame or guilt; cleanse or purify (esp. of sin, guilt, or defilement); N.
implication - something hinted at or suggested; implying; implicating
writhe - twist in coils; contort in pain
inerrancy - infallibility
ethos - underlying character of a culture, group, etc.; character or ideas peculiar to a specific person, group, or culture; Ex. the company ethos
lagoon - shallow body of water or lake near a sea; lake separated from a sea by sandbars or coral reefs
incarnation - act of assuming a human body and human nature; one who personifies something; personification; Ex. previous incarnation/reincarnation
rectify - set right; correct; CF. rect-: right
penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation