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atrocity - brutal deed; ADJ. atrocious
dormer - window projecting upright from roof; CF. sleeping room
forebears - (forbears) ancestors
rarefied - made less dense (of a gas); V. rarefy: make less dense; N. rarefaction
rickety - (of buildings) likely to break or fall apart; of rickets; CF. rickets; CF. vitamin D
husbandry - frugality; thrift; economy; agriculture; farming; Ex. animal husbandry; CF. husbandman
teetotalism - practice of abstaining totally from alcoholic drinks; N. teetotaler;; ADJ. teetotal; CF. T + total
bucolic - rustic; pastoral
permissive - allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society
jettison - throw overboard (from a ship or plane)