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maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer
authoritarian - subordinating the individual to the state; completely dominating another's will; Ex. authoritarian regime/father
exposure - risk, particularly of being exposed to disease or to the elements; unmasking; act of laying something open; Ex. exposure of governmental corruption
enact - make (a bill) into law
addiction - compulsive habitual need
regimen - prescribed course of diet or exercise; prescribed diet and habits; Ex. daily regimen of a dancer
evenhanded - impartial; fair
pucker - gather into wrinkles or folds; N: wrinkle or fold
opportunist - individual who sacrifices principles for expediency by taking advantage of circumstances; N. opportunism
mulct - defraud a person of something; swindle; Ex. mulct the boy of his legacy