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sadistic - inclined to cruelty; N. sadism: delight in cruelty
vindicate - clear from blame; free from blame or accusation (with supporting proof); exonerate; substantiate; justify or support; avenge; Ex. vindicate one's client; Ex. vindicate one's claim; CF. vindicator
regimen - prescribed course of diet or exercise; prescribed diet and habits; Ex. daily regimen of a dancer
infamous - notoriously bad; notorious; well known for being bad; Ex. infamous behavior; N: infamy: infamous act; evil fame or reputation
inverse - opposite
crave - desire; want intensely
scrupulous - conscientious; extremely thorough; Ex. scrupulous worker
thrall - slave; bondage; slavery; Ex. Her beauty held him in thrall; CF. enthrall
primogeniture - seniority by birth; state of being the first-born child; right of the eldest child (to inherit the entire property of one or both parents)
patois - local or provincial dialect