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piety - devoutness; reverence for God; ADJ. pious
shyster - lawyer using questionable methods; unscrupulous practioner
musty - stale (in odor or taste); spoiled by age; CF. moist
procrastinate - postpone; delay or put off
implacable - incapable of being pacified; impossible to appease; Ex. implacable enemy
fallacious - false; based on a fallacy; misleading; N. fallacy: false idea or notion; false reasoning; Ex. popular fallacy; Ex. fallacy of the argument
excise - cut away; cut out; N: government tax on good produced and used inside a country; N. excision
condign - adequate; (of punishment) severe and well deserved
herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
legislature - legislating branch of government; CF. legislate: make laws