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bowdlerize - expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler
disjunction - act or state of separation; disunity; CF. disjunctive: expressing a choice between two ideas; CF. conjunction; CF. conjunctive
coterie - group that meets socially; select circle; close group of people with shared interests
remorse - deep regret for wrongdoing; guilt; self-reproach
ostensible - apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition
compound - combine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex
kismet - fate; destiny; Ex. Kismet is the Arabic word for fate.
ablution - washing
impair - injure; hurt; damage
repast - meal; feast; banquet