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abridge - condense or shorten
inasmuch_as - since; owing to the fact that
scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
inevitable - unavoidable
spasmodic - fitful; periodic; of or like a spasm; N. spasm: sudden involuntary muscular contraction; sudden burst of energy or emotion
rankle - irritate; fester; annoy
impediment - hindrance; stumbling-block; speech defect preventing clear articulation; Ex. speech impediment
tonsure - shaving of the head especially by person entering religious orders; V.
putrescent - becoming putrid; putrefying
cerebral - pertaining to the brain or intellect; intellectual rather than emotional; CF. cerebrum