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::: admonish - warn or speak to with gentle disapproval; reprove
::: ordinance - decree; authoritative order
::: grisly - ghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies
::: crestfallen - dejected; dispirited
::: extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
::: regent - a person who governs in place of a ruler who is ill, absent, or still a child; ADJ. Ex. the Prince regent
::: perforate - pierce; put a hole through
::: taciturn - habitually silent; talking little
::: convoluted - coiled around; twisted; involved; complicated; intricate; complex; N. convolution: twist; one of the convex folds of the surface of the brain
::: rivet - metal pin used for fastening metal plates together; V: fasten with a rivet; engross