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stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump
respiration - breathing; exhalation; ADJ. respiratory
precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
gruesome - grisly; horrible
presentiment - premonition; foreboding; feeling something will happen; anticipatory fear
kindle - start a fire; ignite; inspire; arouse
reprieve - postponement or cancelation of a punishment; temporary stay; V: postpone or cancel the punishment of
waggish - humorous; mischievous; tricky
edify - instruct; correct morally