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isthmus - narrow neck of land connecting two larger bodies of land
archetype - prototype; primitive pattern
tribunal - court of justice
prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
sacrilegious - desecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred
vulgar - of the common people; deficient in refinement; not refined; coarse; Ex. vulgar display of wealth; N. vulgarism: vulgarity; crudely indecent word; CF. vulgarian: vulgar person; boor; lout
culvert - artificial channel for water; drain crossing under a road
titter - nervous giggle; nervous laugh; V.
cache - hiding place; V.
shaving - very thin piece, usually of wood (cut from a surface with a sharp blade)