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::: retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
::: dinghy - small boat (often ship's boat)
::: sporadic - occurring irregularly; intermittent
::: fluctuate - waver; shift; rise and fall as if in waves; change or vary irregularly
::: pedestal - support or base as for a pillar or statue
::: flush - redden; blush; flow suddenly and abundantly; wash out by a rapid brief flow of water; N: reddish tinge; blush; brief rush; rush of strong feeling; Ex. flush of pride; ADJ: having surfaces in the same plane; even; blushing
::: adherent - supporter; follower
::: slough - (of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin); N: outer layer that is shed
::: visceral - felt in one's inner organs; N. viscera: internal body organs; CF. eviscerate
::: impel - drive or force onward; drive to take action; urge to action