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::: grisly - ghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies
::: culprit - one guilty of a crime
::: matriarch - woman who rules a family or larger social group
::: forerunner - predecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another
::: acclimate - adjust to climate or environment; adapt
::: embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
::: fraught - filled (with something unpleasant); full; Ex. fraught with danger and difficulties; CF. freight
::: indict - charge; N. indictment
::: inimical - (of someone) unfriendly; hostile; (of something) harmful; detrimental; CF. enemy
::: clemency - disposition to be lenient in deciding punishments; mildness as of the weather; ADJ. clement