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decree - authoritative order; edict; judgment of a court of law; V: order or judge by decree
mausoleum - monumental tomb; large stately tomb; CF. Mausolos
anthropologist - student of the history and science of humankind
horoscope - diagram of the positions of stars at a given moment (eg. of a person's birth) used by astrologers
sentinel - sentry; lookout
lancet - small surgical tool for making incisions
pyromaniac - person with an insane desire to set things on fire
licentious - amoral; lewd and lascivious; unrestrained
pedagogy - teaching; art of education
holster - leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)