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egress - exit; opening for going out; act of going out; OP. ingress
profane - violate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things
disenfranchise - disfranchise; deprive of a civil right; OP. enfranchise
fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.
cacophonous - discordant; inharmonious; N. cacophony: unpleasant mixture of loud sounds
pretext - excuse
impregnate - make pregnant; fill thoroughly; saturate
kinetic - producing motion; of motion
papyrus - ancient paper made from stem of papyrus plant
gross - total; fragrant; clearly wrong; (of people's behavior) coarse; corpulent; Ex. gross insolence/behavior; V: earn as a total amount; N: 12 dozens