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permissive - allowing much freedom; lenient; Ex. permissive society
faculty - mental or bodily powers; teaching staff
ameliorate - improve
plebiscite - direct vote by the entire electorate (on an important issue)
cathartic - purgative; medicine that causes the bowels to empty; ADJ.
shuffle - mix together; jumble; move (something) from one place to another; slide (the feet) along the ground while walking; Ex. shuffle papers from one pile to another; N.
enormity - hugeness (in a bad sense); excessive wickedness; Ex. enormity of the crime; ADJ. enormous
memorial - something, such as a monument or holiday, intended to honor the memory of a person or event; ADJ: commemorative
attenuate - make thin; weaken
lavish - liberal; wasteful; generous or wasteful in giving or using; abundant; profuse; great; Ex. decorated lavishly; V. give in abundance