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licentious - amoral; lewd and lascivious; unrestrained
flourish - grow well; prosper; make sweeping gestures; wave; brandish; Ex. The trees flourished in the sun. N: showy movement or gesture; embellishment or ornamentation (esp. in handwriting)
referendum - direct vote by all the people
feint - trick; shift; sham blow; feigned attack to draw away defensive action; V.
edify - instruct; correct morally
osseous - made of bone; bony
transpire - (of a fact) become known; be revealed; happen; give off (watery waste matter) through pores
makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
nether - lower; Ex. nether garments/regions