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incendiary - arsonist; ADJ: causing fire; of arson; Ex. incendiary bomb
statute - law enacted by the legislature
catapult - slingshot; hurling machine; V: fire from catapult
proscribe - prohibit; ostracize; banish; outlaw
vitriolic - causing sharp pain to the mind; caustic; corrosive; sarcastic; of vitriol; N. vitriol: sulphuric acid (which burns flesh deeply); bitterly abusive expression; caustic expression; CF. glass
embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
congenial - pleasant; friendly; in agreement with one's tastes and nature; Ex. congenial weather
abdicate - renounce; give up (position, right, or responsibility)
noisome - foul smelling; very unpleasant; unwholesome
brook - tolerate; endure; Ex. brook no interference; N: small stream