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piscatorial - pertaining to fishing; CF. Pisces
exhort - urge (by strong argument or advice); Ex. The general exhorted his men to fight bravely; N. exhortation
squelch - produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.
gyroscope - apparatus used to maintain balance, ascertain direction, etc.
ingenuous - naive and trusting; young; unsophisticated; candid
annihilate - destroy
creed - system of religious or ethical belief
defiance - refusal to yield; resistance; V. defy; ADJ. defiant
spectrum - colored band produced when a beam of light passes through a prism; broad and continuous range; Ex. whole spectrum of modern thoughts
recidivism - habitual return to crime (even after being punished); N. recidivist