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::: exempt - not subject to a duty or obligation; free from a duty; V.
::: unprecedented - having no previous example; novel; unparalleled
::: scaffold - temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution
::: bellicose - warlike
::: saturnine - morose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.
::: palate - roof of the mouth; sense of the taste
::: irony - hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
::: lucrative - profitable; producing wealth
::: aptitude - fitness; talent
::: vicissitude - change (esp. from good to bad); change of fortune; CF. the last emperor of China