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recidivism - habitual return to crime (even after being punished); N. recidivist
jaunt - trip; short journey
hysteria - excessive or uncontrollable excitement; N. hysteric: person suffering from hysteria; CF. hysterics: attack of hysteria
crone - hag; ugly old woman
puissant - powerful; strong; potent; N. puissance: power
pariah - social outcast; Ex. Mariah the pariah
egotism - tendency to speak or write of oneself excessively; conceit; self-importance
lionize - treat (a person) as a celebrity
usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
gale - windstorm; gust of wind; emotional outburst (laughters, tears); Ex. gale of laughter