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maladroit - clumsy; not skillful; awkward; bungling
cognizance - knowledge; ADJ. cognizant; having knowledge; aware
pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural
alleviate - relieve (pain)
usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
enact - make (a bill) into law
doctrinaire - unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties
cardiologist - doctor specializing in ailments of the heart
frolicsome - prankish; gay; playful; merry; frisky
grievance - cause of complaint; complaint