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compulsive - resulting from compulsion
schematic - of a schema or scheme; relating to an outline or diagram; using a system of symbols; N. schema: diagrammatic representation; outline
penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
mortician - undertaker; CF. death
civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
misapprehension - error; misunderstanding; V. misapprehend
phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
cataclysm - deluge; upheaval; earthquake; violent and sudden event or change
adherent - supporter; follower
equable - tranquil; of even calm temper; (of temperature) steady; uniform