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expurgate - clean; remove offensive parts of a book
penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation
espouse - adopt; support (an idea or aim); marry; N. espousal
lackluster - lacking luster(shine; gloss); dull
conformity - harmony; agreement with established rules or customs; similarity; Ex. behave in conformity with; V. conform: be similar; act in agreement; comply; Ex. conform to the rule; CF. conformance
forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
punitive - punishing; Ex. punitive measures
crevice - crack; fissure
plethora - excess; overabundance; Ex. a plethora of excuses
painstaking - taking pains; showing hard work; taking great care; very careful and through