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impertinent - insolent; rude; not pertinent; N. impertinence
penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation
ingrained - deeply established; firmly rooted; Ex. ingrained dirt/prejudice
minatory - menacing; threatening
brindled - tawny or grayish with streaks or spots (of animals)
entourage - group of attendants; retinue; CF. surround
sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
grandeur - impressiveness; stateliness; majesty
dire - warning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food
carnage - destruction of life; slaughter; killing of large numbers of people or animals