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procurement - obtaining; V. procure: obtain by effort; obtain (a prostitute) for another
lampoon - ridicule; N: written attack ridiculing or satirizing a person, group, or institution
innovation - change; something newly introduced; introduction of something new; V. innovate: begin or introduce (something new); be creative; ADJ. innovative
incarcerate - imprison
gamely - in a spirited manner; with courage; Ex. fight gamely against a superior boxer; ADJ. game
intractable - unruly; difficult to manage; Ex. intractable problem/child
untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
effluvium - noxious(harmful) smell
fluctuate - waver; shift; rise and fall as if in waves; change or vary irregularly
penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation