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culprit - one guilty of a crime
unctuous - oily; bland; insincerely suave
inveterate - deep-rooted; habitual; CF. grow old
lubricate - apply a lubricant to; N. lubricant: substance that reduces friction
allegory - story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable
consensus - general agreement; opinion reached by a group
deplete - reduce; exhaust
catechism - book for religious instruction in question-and-answer form; religious instruction by question and answer; V. catechize
preternatural - beyond what is normal in nature; supernatural; Ex. preternatural strength/forces
flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle