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institution - instituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage
belabor - harp on; dwell on tediously; explain or go over excessively or to a ridiculous degree; assail verbally; beat severely; attack physically
hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
baffle - frustrate; perplex
antiquated - obsolete; old-fashioned; outdated
didactic - (of speech or writing) intended to teach a moral lesson; teaching; instructional; N. didacticism
contend - struggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly
perdition - damnation; complete ruin; hell
quip - taunt; clever sarcastic remark; V.
dispatch - speediness; prompt execution; message sent with all due speed; V: send to a specified destination; finish promptly; kill