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::: forestall - prevent by taking action in advance
::: carrion - rotting flesh of a dead body; CF. vulture
::: founder - person who establishes (an organization or business)
::: ambrosia - food of the gods
::: derivation - deriving; origin or source of something; Ex. the derivation of the word
::: decapitate - behead
::: facile - easily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial; not deep; Ex. facile solution to a complex problem; Ex. facile speaker; N. facility: ability to do something easily and well; ease in doing resulting from skill or aptitude; something that facilitates an action; amenity; Ex. with great facility
::: miscreant - wretch; wrongdoer; villain; Ex. kindness to the miscreant; CF. believe
::: flush - redden; blush; flow suddenly and abundantly; wash out by a rapid brief flow of water; N: reddish tinge; blush; brief rush; rush of strong feeling; Ex. flush of pride; ADJ: having surfaces in the same plane; even; blushing
::: parley - conference (between opponents); CF. speak