|meant to punish, spiteful, spiteful; revengeful; of an overly harsh punishment given to a defendant in order to compensate the victim of a crime (Law)||vindictive|
|(about a sound) grating, harsh, irritating||rasping|
|(about clothing or fabric) unshrinkable, shrunk beforehand in order to prevent later shrinkage in the laundry, already shrunk||preshrunk|
|(Architecture) ornamental bracket under a Corinthian column, a bracket in Corinthian order||modillion|
|(Biblical) tower built by the descendants of Noah in an attempt to reach heaven (as a punishment, God created many different languages so they could not understand one another)||Tower of Babel|
|(Biology) group of related families within an order or suborder; category of classification ranked below order and above family, taxonomic ranking between order and family||superfamily|
|(born 1944) leader in the American Indian Movement, indigenous rights activist who is presently serving a prison sentence for a crime he allegedly committed (he is considered a political prisoner by Amnesty International)||Leonard Peltier|
|(Botany) an order of plants; moss which has leafy gametophytes||Musci|
|(British Slang) criminal, prisoner, ex-convict; prison time, decide the order of play, fall behind compared with others, fail to keep up with the established pace, straggle; develop slowly; linger, tarry; slacken, flag, weaken; imprison (British Slang)...||lag|
|(British Slang) fool; sexual intercourse; overly feminine man, (Slang) kick hard||tonk|
|(Chinese) work together; overly excited, too enthusiastic, very enthusiastic, wanting to fight||gung ho|
|(Derogatory slang) someone who talks constantly, chatterer, overly talkative person||motormouth|
|(Fe) metallic element (Chemistry); device used to remove wrinkles from fabric; items made from iron metal, `:Fe, clothes presser, computer hardware, cover with iron, fetter prisoner, handgun, harsh character, heated tool, made of iron, resembling iron,...||iron|
|(Grammar) grammatical unit usually comprised of a subject and verb (generally begins with a capital letter and ends with a punctuation mark); judgment specifying the punishment for a crime (Law), allocate somebody punishment, impose a punishment, penal...||sentence|
|(Hebrew) scroll of religious writings; lengthy detailed explanation (Slang), Hebrew scroll, overly elaborate account||megillah|
|(History) Muslims payed a tax in order to stay in Spain (11th-15th century)||Mudejar|
|(in Airplanes) electronic device that transmits a 4-digit identification code to the scanning surface radar in order to identify itself as "friendly" aircraft||IFF (Identification Friend or Foe)|
|(in filmmaking) board or several boards on which the order of the scenes of the film or play are written, sketches outlining plot||storyboard|
|(in India and Burma) robbery or other violent crime committed by a gang of organized criminals, dakoity, robbery by dacoits||dacoity|
|(Law) of or pertaining to champerty (act of promoting the suit of a plaintiff or defendant in return for a share of the proceeds of the case)||champertous|
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