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catholic - (of likings and interests) universal; general; broad; including many different parts; wide-ranging liberal; Ex. catholic opinions/tastes
penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
premeditate - plan in advance; Ex. premeditated murder
malodorous - foul-smelling
prophylactic - used to prevent disease; N: something prophylactic; condom; N. prophylaxis: prevention of disease
proscribe - prohibit; ostracize; banish; outlaw
falsify - make (something written) false by changing
provision - act of providing; something provided; preparatory measure; provisions: necessary supplies (esp. food); stipulation; condition in an agreement; Ex. According to the provisions of the agreement
frock - long loose garment (worn by monks)
purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins