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ablution - washing
fertile - producing many young, fruits, or seeds; (of land) producing good crops; V. fertilize
touchstone - stone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; criterion; standard
scrappy - quarrelsome
correlation - mutual relationship
negligence - neglect; failure to take reasonable care; ADJ. negligent: neglectful; lax; not taking enough care
lancet - small surgical tool for making incisions
gallows - framework from which a noose is suspended (used for execution by hanging)
wanton - unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause
appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate