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::: moribund - dying; at the point of death; CF. death
::: lance - pierce with a lance; cut into; N: spearlike weapon
::: dumbfound - (dumfound) astonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck
::: askance - with a sideways or indirect look (with disapproval or distruct); Ex. look askance at
::: gratuity - tip
::: ploy - strategem to gain an advantage; tactic; Ex. management ploy
::: intrinsic - essential; inherent; built-in
::: gavel - hammerlike tool; mallet(wooden hammer) used by a presiding officer or an auctioneer; V.
::: juxtapose - place side by side; CF. next
::: sobriety - moderation (especially regarding indulgence in alcohol); seriousness