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clavicle - collarbone
virtuoso - highly skilled artist (esp. in music); Ex. piano virtuoso
deplore - regret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition
capricious - unpredictable; fickle
blasphemy - irreverence; sacrilege; cursing; bad language about God or holy things; V. blasphem; ADJ. blasphemous; CF. sacrilege
rampant - growing or spreading uncontrollably; growing in profusion; unrestrained; Ex. rampant lawlessness/weed
beneficiary - person entitled to benefits or proceeds of an insurance policy or will
perquisite - (perk) any gain above stipulated salary; Ex. perquisites such as free meals and a car
Bacchanalia - the ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus
contrivance - something contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme