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demotic - of or pertaining to the people
culprit - one guilty of a crime
apparition - ghost; phantom
plebeian - common; vulgar; pertaining to the common people; N: common people in ancient Rome; CF. patrician
gallows - framework from which a noose is suspended (used for execution by hanging)
prophylactic - used to prevent disease; N: something prophylactic; condom; N. prophylaxis: prevention of disease
expound - explain
dour - sullen; gloomy; stubborn
hieroglyphic - picture writing; ADJ.
prefatory - introductory; of a preface