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::: propriety - fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary
::: flicker - burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement
::: amnesty - pardon (allowed by government to political criminals)
::: pungent - stinging; acrid; sharp in taste or smell; (of speech or writing) caustic; N. pungency
::: gallows - framework from which a noose is suspended (used for execution by hanging)
::: knack - special talent; art
::: tanner - person who turns animal hides into leather
::: espionage - spying
::: trinket - knickknack; bauble; cheap jewelry
::: caption - title; chapter heading; text under illustration