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executioner - person administering capital punishment
scoff - laugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats
arduous - hard; strenuous; Ex. arduous work
conduit - aqueduct; passageway for fluids
console - lessen sadness or disappointment; give comfort; allay the sorrow of; N. consolation
imbroglio - complicated situation (as in a play); painful or complex misunderstanding (as in a play); entanglement; confused mass (as of papers); V. embroil
secular - worldly; not pertaining to church matters or religion; temporal
wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
languish - lose animation or strength
argot - slang; speech spoken by only a small group of people