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lancet - small surgical tool for making incisions
subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
annotate - comment; make explanatory notes
maniacal - raging mad; insane; N. maniac: insane person; CF. mania: disorder of the mind; intense enthusiasm
codicil - supplement to the body of a will; later addition to a will
swelter - (of a person) suffer from oppressive heat; be oppressed by heat
agrarian - pertaining to land or its cultivation; Ex. agrarian reform
primate - group of mammals including humans
ravenous - extremely hungry; voracious
amputate - cut off part of body; prune (a limb)