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placebo - harmless substance prescribed as a dummy pill
cascade - small waterfall
capitulate - surrender; give up all resistance
retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
gallows - framework from which a noose is suspended (used for execution by hanging)
frolic - play and jump about happily; frisk; Ex. frolicking young lambs
clasp - hold firmly within arms
infidel - unbeliever (with respect to a particular religion)
dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
asinine - stupid; Ex. asinine remarks