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cession - yielding to another; ceding
gallows - framework from which a noose is suspended (used for execution by hanging)
depredation - plundering; destruction
acquiesce - assent; agree passively; comply without protest
bawdy - indecent; obscene; about sex in a rude funny way; CF. bawd
effective - effectual; producing a strong response; striking; in operation; in effect; Ex. effective speech/photograph
prolific - producing offspring or fruit in abundance; fertile; fecund; abundantly fruitful; producing abundant works; Ex. prolific writer
chide - scold; rebuke (someone who has done wrong)
cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
effluvium - noxious(harmful) smell