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subversive - tending to overthrow or ruin; V. subvert: overthrow completely (an established system); destroy completely; CF. undermine ?
larceny - theft; Ex. petit larceny
decorum - propriety; orderliness and good taste in manners; appropriateness of behavior or conduct
outmoded - no longer in fashion or use; no longer stylish; old-fashioned
carrion - rotting flesh of a dead body; CF. vulture
amenable - obedient; compliant; readily managed; responsive; willing to be led; answerable or accountable legally; responsible; able to be tested by; Ex. amenable to sensible suggestions; Ex. He is very amenable; Ex. amenable to the usual tests
equilibrium - balance of opposing forces; balance of the mind; equanimity
engender - cause; produce; give rise to
servitude - slavery; compulsory labor imposed as a punishment
saga - Scandinavian myth; any legend; long heroic narrative