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malfeasance - wrongdoing; misconduct (by a public official)
dominant - exercising the most influence; high and easily seen; stronger than the other part of a system; not recessive
defray - provide for the payment of; undertake the payment of; pay
bowdlerize - expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler
protrude - stick out; jut; project; Ex. protruding teeth
stultify - make stupid in mind; cause to appear or become stupid or inconsistent; suppress; frustrate or hinder; Ex. stultifying effect of uninteresting work; Ex. stultify free expression
incontinent - lacking self-restraint; not continent; licentious
volley - simultaneous discharge of a number of shots; V.
overthrow - topple; N.
mottled - blotched in coloring; spotted; Ex. mottled face; V. mottle: mark with blotches of different colors