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edict - decree (especially one issued by a sovereign); official command
nascent - incipient; coming into being or existence; Ex. nascent ability in music
stratum - layer of earth's surface; layer of society; PL. strata
subsidiary - serving to assist; subordinate; secondary; of a subsidy; N.
putative - supposed; reputed; generally regarded as such; Ex. putative father of the child
vilify - slander; speak evil of; N. vilification
chortle - chuckle with delight; N.
hazardous - dangerous
civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
gazette - official periodical publication; newspaper