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quash - crush; suppress; squash; subdue; annul; Ex. quash a rebellion/the decision of the low court
nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
derelict - negligent; (of someone) neglectful of duty; (of something) deserted by an owner; abandoned; N: abandoned property; homeless or vagrant person
crypt - secret recess or vault usually used for burial; underground room (under a church)
indicative - suggestive; implying; serving to indicate
statute - law enacted by the legislature
prologue - introduction (to a poem or play)
nurture - nourish; feed; educate; rear; care for while it is growing or developing; foster; cultivate; N: something that nourishes; rearing
gnarled - twisted