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bromide - platitude; chemical compound used to calm excitement
miasma - swamp gas; heavy vaporous atmosphere often emanating from decaying matter; pervasive corrupting influence; noxious atmosphere or influence
canard - unfounded false rumor; exaggerated false report
expedient - suitable (for a particular purpose although not necessarily morally correct); practical; politic(prudent); N: something expedient
lechery - gross lewdness; lustfulness; ADJ. lecherous; N. lecher: lecherous man
institution - instituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage
incumbent - obligatory; imposed as an obligation; currently holding an office; N: person who holds an office
veritable - being truly so; real or genuine; actual; not false or imaginary
ensconce - settle comfortably; place comfortably (in a secure place)
disaffected - disloyal; lacking loyality; V. disaffect: cause to lose affection or loyalty