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resurge - rise again; flow to and fro; N. resurgence; ADJ. resurgent: (of ideas or beliefs) experiencing revival; surging again
parlance - language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance
maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer
coroner - public official who investigates any death thought to be of other than natural causes
navigable - (of a body of water) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; (of a ship or aircraft) able to be steered
frail - weak; N. frailty
metrical - metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer
restitution - returning something (lost or stolen) to the rightful owner; reparation; indemnification; compensation for loss, damage, or injury
premeditate - plan in advance; Ex. premeditated murder
effective - effectual; producing a strong response; striking; in operation; in effect; Ex. effective speech/photograph