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quip - taunt; clever sarcastic remark; V.
ratiocination - reasoning; act of drawing conclusions from premises; V. ratiocinate: reason logically
averse - reluctant; disinclined; not liking or opposed; Ex. averse to cats/doing the house work
accolade - award of merit; strong praise and approval
orientation - act of finding oneself in society; orienting
sybarite - lover of luxury; person devoted to pleasure and luxury; CF. Sybaris: an ancient Greek city in Italy
penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation
centurion - Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)
incongruity - lack of harmony; absurdity; ADJ. incongruous: lacking in harmony; inappropriate
germane - pertinent; bearing upon(having connection with) the case at hand; appropriate