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shackle - chain; fetter; confine with shackles; N.
indict - charge; N. indictment
woe - great sorrow; deep inconsolable grief; affliction; suffering; Ex. financial woes
lascivious - lustful
bowdlerize - expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler
hereafter - life after death
jetsam - things thrown from a ship (to lighten the ship)
halfhearted - exhibiting little interest or enthusiasm
billowing - swelling out in waves; surging
graduate - arrange into categories or grades; divide into marked intervals (for use in measurement); Ex. graduated ruler