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impede - hide; retard or obstruct the progress of; block
transcribe - copy; write a copy of; N. transcription
gargoyle - waterspout carved in grotesque figures on a building
prodigy - highly gifted child; person with exceptional talents; marvel; wonder
contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
jocund - merry
predicament - difficult situation; tricky or dangerous situation; dilemma
initiate - begin; originate; receive into a group; introduce to a new field or activity; Ex. initiate someone into the mysteries of a secret religion; N: one who has been initiated
impoverish - make poor; deprive of natural strength or something important; Ex. impoverished soil
slew - large quantity or number; Ex. slew of errands left