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censor - (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.
caucus - private meeting of a group of people in a political party to select officers or determine policy; CF. the Caucus club of Boston
tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
mendacious - lying; habitually dishonest; N. mendacity
quench - assuage or satisfy (thrust); slake; douse or extinguish; put out; suppress
embody - give a bodily form to; incorporate; include
stodgy - dull; stuffy; boringly conservative; Ex. stodgy book
queasy - experiencing nausea; nauseated; easily nauseated; squeamish; Ex. feel a little queasy
dumbfound - (dumfound) astonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck
blasphemy - irreverence; sacrilege; cursing; bad language about God or holy things; V. blasphem; ADJ. blasphemous; CF. sacrilege