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peevish - bad-tempered; irritable; V. peeve: make angry
mayhem - injury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim
effectual - able to produce a desired effect; valid
abnegation - renunciation; self-sacrifice; self-abnegation
conformist - person who uncritically conforms to the customs of a group; OP. nonconformist: one who does not conform to accepted beliefs of norms
pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural
libertine - debauched person; dissolute or licentious person; rou\'e; CF. free
turmoil - extreme confusion; great commotion and confusion; Ex. throw the country into turmoil
disclose - reveal; N. disclosure
bicameral - two-chambered as a legislative body