One- word substitutions

  1. A slang for the underworld =Argot
  2. Something perfectly neat and clean= Immaculate
  3. An excuse for something = Alibi
  4. The money that a court asks a man to pay to his divorced or legally separated wife= Alimony
  5. A speech made by one person= Monologue
  6. An obsession of one idea = Monomania
  7. Washing of the human body especially in a religious ceremony = Ablution
  8. A payment not legally binding but for which some moral obligation is felt = Ex gratia
  9. One who believes in keeping things as they are = Conservative
  10. A tall, strong, masculine kind of woman = Amazon

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