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pestle - tool for mashing or grinding substances in a hard bowl or mortar
accomplice - partner in crime
chancellor - legal official of high rank; CF. chancellery(chancellory): position of a chancellor
plenary - (of power) complete; full; fully attended by all qualified members; Ex. plenary power
mayhem - injury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim
selective - careful in choosing; having an effect only on certain things; not general; Ex. eclectic weed killer
indigent - poor; destitute
ensconce - settle comfortably; place comfortably (in a secure place)
overturn - turn over; capsize; topple
championship - position of champion; defense or support; competition held to determine a champion