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maleficient - doing evil; N. maleficience
taciturn - habitually silent; talking little
throb - (of a heart or machine) beat rapidly or violently; N. Ex. hearthrob: heartbeat; sweetheart
wangle - achieve by cleverness or trick; wiggle out; fake; Ex. She tried to wangle an invitation to the party.
peripatetic - walking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy
denotation - meaning; distinguishing by name; V. denote: indicate; refer to directly; mean; CF. connotation
proscenium - part of stage in front of curtain; front arch of a stage
resumption - taking up again; recommencement; V. resume: begin or take up again; take or occupy again; Ex. Kindly resume your seats.
acrophobia - fear of heights
interdict - prohibit; forbid; N.