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interdict - prohibit; forbid; N.
nemesis - someone seeking revenge; source of downfall or ruin; CF. Nemesis
paramount - foremost in importance; supreme; CF. para-: beyond; above; Ex. paranormal
nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne
scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
seminal - related to seed or semen; germinal; creative; providing a basis for further development; influencing future developments; Ex. seminal research in a new field
impetus - moving force; momentum; force of a moving body; incentive; stimulus; impulse
brazen - insolent; without shame; bold; Ex. brazen lie; V: face with bold self-assurance or with unshamed confidence
residue - remainder; balance
exposure - risk, particularly of being exposed to disease or to the elements; unmasking; act of laying something open; Ex. exposure of governmental corruption