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executioner - person administering capital punishment
largess - generous gift (given to people who do not have enough)
extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
subaltern - subordinate
historic - important in history; Ex. historic battle
substantive - substantial; essential; pertaining to the substance; substantial; considerable; Ex. substantive issues
chaffing - bantering; joking
optional - not compulsory; left to one's choice; N. option: act of choosing; choice; freedom or power to choose; something available as a choice; Ex. have no option; Ex. two options
deplete - reduce; exhaust
stipulate - state as a necessary condition (of an agreement); make express conditions; specify; Ex. He stipulated payment in advance