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propriety - fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary
antecedents - preceding events that influence what comes later; ancestors or early background
convulsion - violent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive
jaundice - medical condition in which the skin, the white part of the eyes, etc. turn yellow; V: affect with jaundice; affect with prejudice, envy, or hostility; bias
kudos - honor; glory; acclaim or praise for exceptional achievement
pulpit - raised platform used in preaching (in a church)
chronicle - report; record (in chronological order)
gyroscope - apparatus used to maintain balance, ascertain direction, etc.
amass - collect (gradually, in a very large amount)
imminent - impending; near at hand