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Words of the Week:

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malodorous, adj., the scent of the state of Hamlet’s Denmark

imbroglio, n., an extremely confused, complicated or embarrassing situation

impeach, v., to impede or hinder; to charge with misconduct

culpability, n., responsibility for wrongdoing or a fault

disoblige, v., offend someone by not acting according to their wishes

gibbet, v., to hang a body on a gallows as a deterrent

scion, n., descendant of a noble family

miscreant, n., a person who behaves badly or breaks the law

irenic, adj., aimed at peace

anodyne, adj., not likely to cause dissent or offense; n., a painkilling medicine

knacker, v., to tire someone out.

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