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precipice - cliff; dangerous position; Ex. on the edge of the precipice
sluggish - lazy; slow; inactive; lethargic; CF. slug: nail with no shell
exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction
spawn - lay eggs (in large numbers); produce offspring (in large numbers); N: eggs of aquatic animals
anticlimax - letdown in thought or emotion; something unexciting, ordinary, or disappointing coming after something important or exciting
halting - hesitant; faltering; not fluent; Ex. halting steps/voice; V. halt: proceed or act with uncertainty; falter; hesitate; waver; stop
Bacchanalia - the ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus
compunction - remorse; strong uneasiness caused by guilt
queue - line (of waiting people or vehicles)
commemorative - remembering; honoring the memory of; Ex. commemorative stamp