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squander - waste; spend foolishly
compulsion - compelling; strong desire that is difficult to control; irresistible impulse
polity - (particular form of) political organization; form of government of nation or state; Ex. student polity
optional - not compulsory; left to one's choice; N. option: act of choosing; choice; freedom or power to choose; something available as a choice; Ex. have no option; Ex. two options
satirical - using satire; mocking
nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
brawn - human muscle; muscular strength; sturdiness
gentility - those of gentle birth; high social class; refinement; quality of being genteel
misapprehension - error; misunderstanding; V. misapprehend
severity - harshness; intensity; sternness; austerity; ADJ. severe: harsh; strict; extremely violent or intense