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institutionalize - make into an institution; put or confine in an institution
makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
protocol - diplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.
opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
malicious - hateful; spiteful; expressing malice; N. malice: desire to harm others; spite
bellicose - warlike
undertaker - funeral director; one whose business is to arrange burials
impel - drive or force onward; drive to take action; urge to action
douse - plunge into water or liquid; dip; immerse; drench; wet throughly; extinguish; throw water over; dowse
glut - overstock; fill beyond capacity (with food); fill to excess; N: oversupply