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proscribe - prohibit; ostracize; banish; outlaw
monotheism - belief in one God
shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
beleaguer - besiege or attack (with an army); harass; beset
insurgent - rebellious; N.
probity - uprightness; honesty; incorruptibility
behemoth - huge creature; something of monstrous size or power
novelty - something new; newness; ADJ. novel: new; original
meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
smother - kill from lack of air; suppress; cover thickly; Ex. smothered in little stickers