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licentious - amoral; lewd and lascivious; unrestrained
mandatory - obligatory; compulsory; of a mandate
sordid - filthy; foul; base; vile; Ex. sordid bed/story
ultimatum - last demand; last warning; last statement of conditions that must be met; Ex. They have ignored our ultimatum.
penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
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.
paramount - foremost in importance; supreme; CF. para-: beyond; above; Ex. paranormal
nomadic - wandering; N. nomad: tribe who migrates from place to place
sonic - of sound or its speed in air; CF. subsonic, supersonic
callus - area of thick hard skin