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penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation
verdigris - green coating or patina on copper which has been exposed to the weather
seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
soporific - sleep-causing; marked by sleepiness; drowsy
potable - suitable for drinking; drinkable
filial - pertaining to or befitting a son or daughter; Ex. filial respect
ambrosia - food of the gods
mercurial - capricious; quick and changing; fickle; containing the element mercury; Ex. mercurial temper; CF. mood
urbane - suave; refined in manner; elegant
acoustics - science of sound; quality that makes a room easy or hard to hear in