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flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle
sallow - (of the skin) yellowish and unhealthy-looking; sickly in color; Ex. sallow complexion due to jaundice
ambiguous - unclear or doubtful in meaning; having more than one possible interpretation
leonine - like a lion
precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
creed - system of religious or ethical belief
quibble - minor objection or complaint; V: raise minor objections; carp; cavil
wring - twist (to extract liquid); extract by twisting; wrench painfully (necks or hands)
oversee - watch over and direct; supervise; N. oversight: unintentional failure to notice or do something; supervision
warranted - justified; authorized