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::: forswear - renounce under oath; abandon; make a solemn promise to give up; CF. abjure
::: ablution - washing
::: affirmation - positive assertion; confirmation; solemn pledge by one who refuses to take an oath; V. affirm; ADJ. affirmative; CF. affirmative action: positive discrimination
::: presentiment - premonition; foreboding; feeling something will happen; anticipatory fear
::: wanton - unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause
::: exegesis - explanation, especially of biblical(of the bible) passages
::: salacious - lascivious; lustful; Ex. salacious monk
::: amoral - nonmoral; having no understanding of right and wrong
::: subsume - include (as a member of a group); encompass
::: sullen - silently showing ill humor or resentment; dark; gloomy