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tenet - doctrine; dogma
puissant - powerful; strong; potent; N. puissance: power
retaliate - repay in kind (usually for bad treatment); V. retaliate
calamity - disaster; misery
impudence - impertinence; insolence
compile - assemble; gather; accumulate; make (a report or a book) from facts and information found in various places; Ex. compile a dictionary
gangrene - decay of body tissue caused by insufficient blood supply (usually following injury); ADJ. gangrenous
recreant - disloyal; cowardly; N: disloyal and cowardly person
saccharine - cloying sweet; characteristic of sugar or saccharin
defame - harm someone's reputation; malign; speak evil of; slander; N. defamation; ADJ. defamatory