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firebrand - piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble
marred - damaged; disfigured; V. mar: spoil; disfigure
turbid - (of a liquid) having the sediment disturbed; muddy; thick
perjury - false testimony while under oath; V. perjure oneself: testify falsely under oath
perspicuous - (of something) plainly expressed; easy to understand; Ex. perspicuous comments
specious - seemingly reasonable but incorrect; misleading (often intentionally)
institution - instituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage
sequester - isolate; segregate; seclude; retire from public life
jaunt - trip; short journey
spontaneity - lack of premeditation; naturalness; freedom from constraint; ADJ. spontaneous: self-generated; unpremeditated; happening without being planned