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growl - low, guttural, menacing sound (as of a dog)
vile - despicable; unpleasant; disgusting; Ex. vile slander
disembark - debark; go ashore (from a ship); unload cargo from a ship; CF. embark
circlet - small ring; band of gold, silver, jewel, etc. (worn on the head, arms, or neck as decoration)
fugitive - fleeting or transitory; lasting only a short time; roving(wandering); running away or fleeing as from the law; N: one who flees; Ex. fugitives at large
palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
saccharine - cloying sweet; characteristic of sugar or saccharin
numismatist - person who collects coins; N. numismatics: study or collection of money, coins, and medals
taint - contaminate; cause to lose purity; modify with a trace of something bad; Ex. tainted reputation; N: stain; touch of decay or bad influence; CF. touch
artisan - a manually skilled worker