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trident - three-pronged spear
emollient - soothing or softening remedy (for the skin); ADJ.
anathema - solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse; V. anathematize
entail - make necessary; require; necessitate; involve; limit the inheritance of (property) to a specified succession of heirs; Ex. entail A on/upon B
gleam - brief flash of light; glow; V.
compound - combine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex
orifice - mouthlike opening; small opening (esp. to a cavern or passage of the body); CF. mouth
volley - simultaneous discharge of a number of shots; V.
warranted - justified; authorized
demeanor - behavior; bearing