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emolument - salary; payment for an office; compensation
engaged - employed; busy; betrothed; involved in conflict
treatise - article treating a subject systematically and thoroughly
edify - instruct; correct morally
palpable - tangible; (of something bad) easily perceptible; obvious; Ex. palpable blunder
exclaim - cry out suddenly; N. exclamation; ADJ. exclamatory
penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation
dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
insularity - narrow-mindedness; isolation; ADJ. insular: of an island; isolated; narrow-minded; CF. peninsula
bedizen - dress with vulgar finery