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perjury - false testimony while under oath; V. perjure oneself: testify falsely under oath
chaffing - bantering; joking
nausea - feeling of sickness and desire to vomit; disgust; CF. seasickness
maleficient - doing evil; N. maleficience
censure - blame; criticize; express strong disapproval; N: severe criticism; strong disapproval
sublimate - refine; purify; replace (natural urges) with socially acceptable activities; change between a solid state and a gaseous state
malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
condole - express condolences; N. condolence: sympathy for someone who has experienced great sorrow
implore - beg
deserts - what someone deserves