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impunity - freedom from punishment or harm; CF. punish
crux - essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance
derogatory - expressing a low opinion; disparaging; V. derogate: detract; disparage
impartial - not biased; fair; N. impartiality
disparity - difference; condition of inequality; OP. parity
quail - cower; shrink back in fear; lose heart
insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
coquette - flirt; flirtatious woman; woman who tries to attract the admiration of men without sincere feelings; V.
rickety - (of buildings) likely to break or fall apart; of rickets; CF. rickets; CF. vitamin D
detonation - explosion