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prophylactic - used to prevent disease; N: something prophylactic; condom; N. prophylaxis: prevention of disease
fanaticism - excessive zeal; extreme devotion to a belief or cause; N. fanatic; ADJ. fanatic
exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction
spangle - small shiny metallic piece sewn to clothing for ornamentation
malefactor - evildoer; criminal
staccato - played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
wane - decrease in size or strength (after being full); grow gradually to an end; Ex. The moon waxes and wanes every month; N.
maculated - spotted; stained; CF. immaculate
ruthless - pitiless; merciless; cruel
prefatory - introductory; of a preface