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provender - dry food for livestock; fodder
propriety - fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary
behoove - (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.
impassive - without feeling; expressionless; imperturbable; stoical; Ex. impassive face
avarice - greediness for wealth
egress - exit; opening for going out; act of going out; OP. ingress
minion - servile dependent; obsequious follower
victuals - food; provisions; V. victual: provide with food
catastrophe - calamity ; disaster
perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity