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::: penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation
::: temporize - gain time as by postponing an action; avoid committing oneself
::: inopportune - untimely; inappropriate or ill-timed; poorly chosen
::: adjoin - be next to
::: ribald - marked by vulgar lewd humor; wanton; profane; N. ribaldry: ribald language or joke
::: apogee - highest point; the point farthest from the earth; OP. perigee
::: constituency - voters represented by an elected official; district so represented; group of supporters (or constituents)
::: gerrymander - change voting district lines in order to favor a political party; N. CF. Elbridge Gerry + (sala)mander
::: apothegm - (apophthegm) pithy, compact saying
::: pomposity - self-important behavior; acting like a stuffed shirt(pompous person); ADJ. pompous: self-important