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    Adversity-n-poverty misfortune
    Affidavit-n-written under oath
    Affinity-n-kinship
    Agnostic-n- one who is skeptical of the existence or know ability of a god or ultimate reality
    Alacrity-n-cheerful promptness
    Allay-v-calm pacify

    Alliteration-n-repetition of beginning sound in poetry
    Allusion-n-indirect reference
    Altercation-n-noisy quarrel; heated dispute
    Ambience-n-environment atmosphere
    Amenable-adj-readily managed; willing to be led
    Amenities-n-convenient features; courtesies
    Amiable-adj-agreeable, lovable; warm friendly
    Amicable-adj-politely friendly; not quarrelsome
    Amity-n-friendship
    Amoral-adj-nonmoral
    Anachronism-n-an errorinvolving time in a story
    Anarchy- n- absence of governing body; state of disorder
    Anathema-n-solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse
    Animus-n-hostilefeeling or intent
    Annul-v-to make void
    Anomalous-adj-abnormal, irregular
    Antecedents-n- preceding events or circumstances that influence what comes later; ancestors or early background
    Antediluvian-adj-antiquated; extremely ancient
    Anthropomorphic-adj-having humanform or characteristics
    Anticlimax-n-letdownin thought or emotion
    Antipathy-n-aversion, dislike
    Aphorism-n-pithy maxim
    Aplomb-n-poise, assurance
    Apocalyptic-adj-prophetic; pertaining to relevations
    Apostate-n-one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs
    Apparition-n-ghost, phantom
    Apprise-v-inform
    Arcane-adj-secret
    Archetype-n-prototype, primitive pattern
    Askew-adj-crookedly; slanted; at an angle
    Asperity-n-sharpness (of temper)
    Augury-n-omen
    Avarice-n-greediness for wealth
    Baroque-adj-highly ornate
    Bastion-n-fortress; defense
    Beatific-adj-giving bliss; blissful
    Bellicose-adj-warlike
    Belligerent-adj-quarrelsome
    Bigotry-n-stubborn intolerance
    Blasť-adj-bored with pleasure or dissipation
    Bogus-adj- counterfeit; not authentic
    Bombastic-adj-pompous; using inflated language
    Bovine-adj- cowlike; placid and dull
    Bowdlerize-v-expurgate
    Bucolic-adj-rustic; pastoral
    Cabal-n- small group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests
    Cacophonous-adj-discordant; inharmonious
    Cadaverous-adj-like a corpse; pale
    Calumny-n- malicious misinterpretation
    Capiulate-v- surrender
    Caprice-n- sudden, unexpected fancy
    Caricature-n- distortion; burlesque
    Carnage-n- destruction of life
    Carnivorous- adj- meat-eating
    Cataclysm-n-upheaval; deluge
    Caustic-adj-burning; sarcastically biting
    Cavil-v-make frivolous objections
    Celerity-n- speed; rapidity
    Charisma-n- divine gift; great popular charm or appeal of a political leader
    Charlatan-n-quack; pretender to knowledge
    Chauvinist-n-blindly devoted patriot
    Chicanery-n-trickery; deception
    Choleric-adj-hot-tempered
    Circumlocution-n-indirect or roundabout expression
    Circumscribe-v-limit; confine
    Circumspect-adj- prudent; cautious
    Circumvent-v-outwit; baffle
    Citadel-n- fortress
    Clandestine-adj-secret
    Claustrophobia-n-fear of being locked in
    Collage-n-work of art out together from fragments
    Cogitate-v-to think over
    Cognizance-n-foreknowledge
    Collusion-n-conspiring in a fraudulent scheme
    Comatose-adj- in a coma; extremely sleepy
    Complaisant-adj-trying to please; obliging
    Complement-v-complete; consummate; make perfect
    Comprise-v-include; consist of
    Compunction-n- remorse
    Concomitant-n- that which accompanies
    Concord-n- harmony; agreement between people or things
    Concurrent-adj- happening at the same time
    Condescend-v- bestow courtesies with a superior air
    Conjecture-n-surmise; guess
    Congenital-adj- existing at birth
    Conjure-v-to summon a devil; practice magic; imagine or invent
    Connivance-n- assistance; pretense of ignorance of something wrong; permission to offend
    Connoisseur-n-person competent to act as a judge of art, etc; a lover of art
    Connotation-n- suggested or implied meaning of an expression
    Connubial-adj- pertaining to marriage or the matrimonial state
    Conscientious-adj- scrupulous; careful
    Consecrate-v- dedicate; sanctify
    Conservatory-n- school of the fine arts (especially music or drama)
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    Benelli Legacy 20ga & CZ 452 Ultra Lux
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    Ok, HUH?
    If total government control equals safety, why are prisons so dangerous?

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    Testing sig
    "Gun control is not about public safety, crime reduction, or 'the children.' Gun control is about power. The people have it, and the government would rather they didn't." (An internet poster, not myself.)

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    "Gun control is not about public safety, crime reduction, or 'the children.' Gun control is about power. The people have it, and the government would rather they didn't." (An internet poster, not myself.)

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    Bump to reset the timer so a moderator/admin can have a chance to look at Post 5, above, before it goes away.

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    http://thehighroad.us/showthread.php...77#post5106377
    "Gun control is not about public safety, crime reduction, or 'the children.' Gun control is about power. The people have it, and the government would rather they didn't." (An internet poster, not myself.)

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