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decapitate - behead
amenable - obedient; compliant; readily managed; responsive; willing to be led; answerable or accountable legally; responsible; able to be tested by; Ex. amenable to sensible suggestions; Ex. He is very amenable; Ex. amenable to the usual tests
disclaim - disown; renounce claim to; deny; CF. disclaimer
musky - having the odor of musk; N. musk: odorous substance secreted by an Asian deer
frond - fern leaf; palm or banana leaf
illicit - illegal
rapacious - voracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds
rationale - fundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action
manipulate - operate with one's hands; control or play upon (people, forces, etc.) artfully; maneuver; Ex. how to manipulate publicity and men; ADJ. manipulative
deposition - testimony under oath; deposing; dethroning