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objective - not influenced by emotions; fair; N: goal; aim
beget - father; become the father of; produce; give rise to
complacency - self-satisfaction; smugness; ADJ. complacent
reprobation - severe disapproval; CF. approbation
blasphemy - irreverence; sacrilege; cursing; bad language about God or holy things; V. blasphem; ADJ. blasphemous; CF. sacrilege
institution - instituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage
peccadillo - slight offense or fault; CF. sin
percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
executor - person designated to execute the terms of a will;
slough - (of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin); N: outer layer that is shed