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decapitate - behead
converse - opposite; ADJ.
forge - counterfeit; reproduce fraudulently; form by heating in a forge and hammering into shape; move with a sudden increase of speed or power; Ex. forged ahead in the last two years; N: furnace where metals are heated
shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
discursive - (of a person or writing) digressing; rambling (without any clear plan)
trident - three-pronged spear
putrescent - becoming putrid; putrefying
pith - core or marrow; spongelike substance in the center of stems; essence; substance
metallurgical - pertaining to the art of removing metals from ores; N. metallurgy: science that deals with extracting metals from ores
dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation