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executioner - person administering capital punishment
prate - talk idly; speak foolishly; boast idly
embryonic - undeveloped; rudimentary; N. embryo: organism in the early stage of development
frock - long loose garment (worn by monks)
sonic - of sound or its speed in air; CF. subsonic, supersonic
onslaught - vicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy
taut - tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack
impugn - dispute or contradict (often in an insulting way); attack as false or questionable; challenge; gainsay; CF. fight
idiom - expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style (of expression); Ex. idiom of the modern popular music; ADJ. idiomatic
inequity - unfairness; ADJ. inequitable