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resourceful - clever and imaginative (in dealing with difficult situations); N. resource, resourcefulness
clemency - disposition to be lenient in deciding punishments; mildness as of the weather; ADJ. clement
succulent - juicy; full of juice or sap; full of richness; N: succulent plant such as a cactus
brochure - pamphlet
penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation
avantgarde - group of artists whose work is based on the newest ideas and methods; CF. vanguard
humane - marked by kindness or consideration; kind and compassionate; humanitarian
maleficient - doing evil; N. maleficience
gist - essence; main point; substance
luster - shine; gloss (of a polished surface)