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vicar - parish priest; representative
assuage - mak less severe; ease or lessen (pain); satisfy (hunger); soothe (anger)
cathartic - purgative; medicine that causes the bowels to empty; ADJ.
exigency - urgent situation; ADJ. exigent
precedent - something preceding in time which may be used as an authority or guide for future action; V. precede; CF. unprecedented
scurrilous - abusive; obscene; indecent; Ex. scurrilous remark
eschew - avoid habitually; Ex. eschew alcoholic drinks
capricious - unpredictable; fickle
wanton - unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause
corrugated - wrinkled; ridged