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stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound
flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
sacrilegious - desecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred
remediable - reparable
excerpt - selected passage (written or musical) taken from a longer work; V.
apolitical - having an aversion or lack of concern for political affairs
stampede - sudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex. stampede before the price rises
cognizance - knowledge; ADJ. cognizant; having knowledge; aware
dormer - window projecting upright from roof; CF. sleeping room
contrivance - something contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme