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penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation
incite - arouse to action; goad; motivate; induce to exist; Ex. incite a riot/the crowd to rebellion
pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural
disavowal - denial; disclaiming; repudiating; disowning; V. disavow; CF. disclaim
seasoned - experienced
disquisition - formal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report
reverberate - echo repeatedly; resound; Ex. The thunder reverberated across the valley.
supercilious - haughty; arrogant; condescending; patronizing; CF. eyebrow, cilium
bromide - platitude; chemical compound used to calm excitement
smolder - smoulder; burn slowly without flame; be liable to break out at any moment; exist in a suppressed state; Ex. smoldering anger