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charm - quality of pleasing; amulet; action or formula thought to have magical power; spell; V: attract; cast a spell on; bewitch
imply - suggest a meaning not expressed; signify
exertion - effort; expenditure of much physical work; V. exert oneself: make a great effort
scabbard - case for a sword blade; sheath
impinge - infringe; encroach; influence; touch; collide with; Ex. The effects are impinging on every aspect of our lives.
crest - top (as of a hill or wave); showy feathers on the head of a bird
bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate
figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
precept - practical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept
executor - person designated to execute the terms of a will;