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bowdlerize - expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler
immutable - unchangeable
contagion - infection (by contact); ADJ. contagious; CF. infectious: that can be passed by infection in the air
shirk - avoid (responsibility, work, etc.); malinger
flamboyant - ornate; highly elaborate; richly colored; ostentatious; showy; CF. flame
veracious - (of a person) truthful
expostulation - protest; remonstrance; reasoning with someone to correct or dissuade; V. expostulate
ideology - system of ideas characteristic of a group or culture
decorum - propriety; orderliness and good taste in manners; appropriateness of behavior or conduct
carillon - a set of bells (often in a tower) capable of being played