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  1. Impetus
    • driving force, impulse, incentive stimulus
    • the grant for building the opera house gave impetus to the citys cultural life
  2. Asylum
    • places of refuge in ancient greece and rome right of asylum or political asylum church
    • especially formerly an institution for the maintenance and care of the mentally ill, orphans, or other personss requiring specialized assistance
  3. Excision
    resection, removal of a portionor all of an organ or other structure
  4. corollary
    natural consequence  something that is a natural consequence of or accompaniment to something else
  5. deficient
    lacking , inadequate
  6. repudiation
    the act of repudiating or the state of being repudiated
  7. ascertained
    to discover with  CERTAINTY AS THROUGH EXAMINATION OR EXPERIMENTATION
  8. odious
    hateful inspiring hatred contempt or disgust
  9. amiable
    • friendly and pleasant friendly 
    • with friendly feelings
  10. epithets
    • style of ancient epic poetry
    • insult
    • descriptive word added to name: a descriptive word or phrase added to or substituted for the name of somebody or something highlighting a feature or quality
  11. approbation
    approval commendation official approval or sanction obsolete conclusive
  12. censure
    expression of strong disapproval or harsh criticism
  13. requisite
    • essential necessary 
    • required or necessary for a particular purpose position
    • indispensable

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