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provender - dry food for livestock; fodder
novelty - something new; newness; ADJ. novel: new; original
bulwark - strong wall built for defense; earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends
mayhem - injury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim
countermand - cancel; revoke (an order)
surreptitious - done secretly; secret; furtive; sneaky; hidden
institution - instituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage
commemorate - honor the memory of; serve as a memorial to; Ex. commemorate the 100th anniversary/those who died in the war
eugenic - pertaining to the improvement of race; N. eugenics: study of hereditary improvement of the human race
careen - lurch; sway from side to side; move with irregular swinging movement; stagger