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prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
allegory - story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable
contentious - quarrelsome; controversial; likely to cause arguments
degenerate - become worse in quality; deteriorate; ADJ: having become worse; Ex. a degenerate species; N: depraved or corrupt person
ennui - boredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy
regiment - military unit; V: subject to strict order; Ex. regimented society
partial - incomplete; favoring one side over another; having a liking for something
docket - program as for trial; book where such entries are made; list of things to be done; agenda; label fixed to a package listing contents or directions; V: describe in a docket
lucre - money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre
ascribe - refer; attribute; assign