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shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
apprehend - arrest (a criminal); dread; perceive; N. apprehension
impregnable - invulnerable; impossible to capture or enter by force; Ex. impregnable fort/argument; CF. take
petty - trivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded
fiasco - total failure; CF. bottle
salacious - lascivious; lustful; Ex. salacious monk
graduated - arranged by degrees (of height, difficulty, etc.)
propinquity - nearness (in space or relationship); proximity; kinship
gallows - framework from which a noose is suspended (used for execution by hanging)
crabbed - sour; bad-tempered; peevish; difficult to read as handwriting