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::: lance - pierce with a lance; cut into; N: spearlike weapon
::: galvanic - of the production of electricity by the action of an acid on a metal; having the effect of an electric shock; Ex. galvanic cell; galvanic effect; CF. Luigi Galvani
::: nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne
::: frond - fern leaf; palm or banana leaf
::: spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
::: deadlock - standstill resulting from the opposition of two unrelenting forces; stalemate
::: obviate - make unnecessary; get rid of; Ex. obviate the need
::: halting - hesitant; faltering; not fluent; Ex. halting steps/voice; V. halt: proceed or act with uncertainty; falter; hesitate; waver; stop
::: rancid - having the odor of stale or decomposing fat; rank
::: ruthless - pitiless; merciless; cruel