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forestall - prevent by taking action in advance
reprieve - postponement or cancelation of a punishment; temporary stay; V: postpone or cancel the punishment of
accord - agreement
loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
fathom - comprehend; investigate; determine the depth of; N. unit of measurement for the depth of water
fertile - producing many young, fruits, or seeds; (of land) producing good crops; V. fertilize
vendetta - blood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams
apprehensive - fearful; discerning
consort - associate with; keep company; N: husband or wife (or a ruler)
reprehensible - deserving blame; blameworthy; V. reprehend: blame