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matriculate - enroll (in college or graduate school); CF. matrix
ineffectual - not effective; not having a desired effect; weak
adventitious - accidental; casual; happening by chance
swindler - cheater
institution - instituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage
residue - remainder; balance
amnesty - pardon (allowed by government to political criminals)
exodus - departure (of a large number of people)
autopsy - examination of a dead body; postmortem; V.
polemical - (polemic) aggressive in verbal attack; disputatious (rather than simply expressing opinions)