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precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
gorge - narrow canyon; steep rocky cleft; ravine (made by a stream which runs through it)
profane - violate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things
oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
averse - reluctant; disinclined; not liking or opposed; Ex. averse to cats/doing the house work
indiscriminate - choosing at random; confused; not based on careful distinctions
simian - monkeylike; N: ape or monkey
cantankerous - ill-humored; irritable
magnanimity - generosity; ADJ. magnanimous: generous
pendulous - hanging; suspended