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precedent - something preceding in time which may be used as an authority or guide for future action; V. precede; CF. unprecedented
erode - eat away; wear away gradually by abrasion; Ex. The sea erodes the rocks.
reprise - musical repetition; repeating of a piece of music; repeat performance; recurrent action; Ex. reprise in the finale; Ex. constant reprises
charlatan - quack; pretender to knowledge (esp. in medicine)
vindictive - disposed to revenge; vengeful; out for revenge; spiteful; intended to cause harm; malicious; Ex. vindictive streak
impolitic - not wise; not expedient; not politic
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.
invective - abuse
unkempt - disheveled; uncared for in appearance; not combed; CF. comb
eulogistic - praising; full of eulogy