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chaotic - in utter disorder
patois - local or provincial dialect
impassioned - (of speech) filled with passion; fervent
penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation
codify - arrange (laws or rules) as a code; classify; N. code: system of words used instead of ordinary writing; collection of laws, rules, established social customs
expedient - suitable (for a particular purpose although not necessarily morally correct); practical; politic(prudent); N: something expedient
matriarch - woman who rules a family or larger social group
slaughter - killing of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers
coercion - use of force to get someone to object; compelling; V. coerce
prophetic - of a prophet or prophecy; having to do with predicting the future; N. prophecy; V. prophesy; N. prophet