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::: gallows - framework from which a noose is suspended (used for execution by hanging)
::: tenet - doctrine; dogma
::: sprightly - lively
::: unintimating - unfrightening
::: writhe - twist in coils; contort in pain
::: sagacious - wise; perceptive; shrewd; having insight; N. sagacity
::: wrangle - quarrel noisily; obtain through arguing; herd cattle; N.
::: detached - emotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment
::: amicable - peaceful; politely friendly; not quarrelsome; Ex. amicable settlement
::: doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums