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assent - agree; accept; N. assessment
guileless - without deceit
abolish - cancel; put an end to
scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict
mortician - undertaker; CF. death
dialectical - relating to the art of debate; mutual or reciprocal; Ex. dialectical situation; N. dialectic: art of arriving at the truth by the exchange of logical arguments
commandeer - take (private property) for military use without needing permission or giving payment; draft for military purposes
fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.
inanimate - lifeless; not animate
obsessive - related to thinking about something constantly; of an obsession; preoccupying; N. obsession: compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea; compulsive idea; V. obsess: preoccupy the mind of excessively