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gleam - brief flash of light; glow; V.
rousing - lively; inducing excitement; stirring; V. rouse: waken; arouse from sleep or depression; excite; stir up
dint - means; effort; Ex. by dint of hard work
carnage - destruction of life; slaughter; killing of large numbers of people or animals
prologue - introduction (to a poem or play)
bludgeon - club; heavy-headed weapon; V.
sanguinary - bloody; with much bloodshed
manipulate - operate with one's hands; control or play upon (people, forces, etc.) artfully; maneuver; Ex. how to manipulate publicity and men; ADJ. manipulative
scaffold - temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution
galvanic - of the production of electricity by the action of an acid on a metal; having the effect of an electric shock; Ex. galvanic cell; galvanic effect; CF. Luigi Galvani