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exorbitant - (of costs or demands) excessive; exceeding reasonable bounds
amnesty - pardon (allowed by government to political criminals)
mortician - undertaker; CF. death
prophylactic - used to prevent disease; N: something prophylactic; condom; N. prophylaxis: prevention of disease
affluence - abundance; wealth
porridge - soft food made by boiling oatmeal
defile - pollute; make filthy or dirty; corrupt morally; profane; desecrate; N: narrow passage or gorge through mountains
prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
regale - entertain
preternatural - beyond what is normal in nature; supernatural; Ex. preternatural strength/forces