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dilatory - delaying; tending to delay
severity - harshness; intensity; sternness; austerity; ADJ. severe: harsh; strict; extremely violent or intense
paradigm - model; example that serves as a model; pattern; list of all the inflectional forms of a word
earthy - unrefined; coarse; of earth; Ex. earthy remarks; OP. ethereal
excise - cut away; cut out; N: government tax on good produced and used inside a country; N. excision
subpoena - writ(written command issued by a court) summoning a witness to appear in court; V: summon with a subpoena
contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
metamorphosis - change of form; Ex. metamorphosis of caterpillar to butterfly; V. metamorphose: change by metamorphosis
inquisitive - eager for knowledge; unduly curious
luscious - pleasing to taste or smell; delicious