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executor - person designated to execute the terms of a will;
pugilist - boxer; CF. pugilism: boxing
venue - location; place (of a crime, trial, gathering, etc.); CF. come
abode - dwelling place; home
gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
shimmer - shine with a flickering light; glimmer intermittently; Ex. The moonlight shimmered on the water; N.
appreciate - be thankful for; increase in worth; be thoroughly conscious of; ADJ. appreciable: enough to be felt; Ex. appreciable difference
civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
clique - small exclusive group of people
maneuver - (manoeuver) strategic military or naval movement (done for training purposes); carefully planned process; stratagem; V: carry out a military maneuver; use maneuvers in gaining an end