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approbation - approval
centigrade - denoting a widely used temperature scale (basically same as Celsius)
penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
omniscient - all-knowing
beguile - deceive; mislead or delude; cheat; pass time pleasantly; charm or attract; Ex. beguiling smile
vital - full of life; animated; vibrant and lively; critical; of great importance; necessary to stay alive; of life; living; breathing; N. vitality; V. vitalize
legislature - legislating branch of government; CF. legislate: make laws
derelict - negligent; (of someone) neglectful of duty; (of something) deserted by an owner; abandoned; N: abandoned property; homeless or vagrant person
botch - mismanage; blow
bicameral - two-chambered as a legislative body