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mores - conventions; moral standards; moral customs
subside - sink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate
avenge - take vengence for something or on behalf of someone; Ex. They avenged his death by burning the village; Ex. He swore to avenge his brother; Ex. They avenged themselves on their enemy.
predicament - difficult situation; tricky or dangerous situation; dilemma
gavel - hammerlike tool; mallet(wooden hammer) used by a presiding officer or an auctioneer; V.
bilious - suffering from indigestion; sick from having too much bile; irritable; easily irritated
brandish - wave around (a weapon); flourish
forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
novelty - something new; newness; ADJ. novel: new; original
navigable - (of a body of water) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; (of a ship or aircraft) able to be steered