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gallows - framework from which a noose is suspended (used for execution by hanging)
decry - express strong disapproval of; condemn openly (something dangerous to the public); disparage; Ex. decry the violence of modern films
saturate - soak thoroughly; imbue; impregnate; charge; fill to capacity
agility - nimbleness; ability to move quickly
humus - substance or rich soil formed by decaying vegetable matter; CF. soil
douse - plunge into water or liquid; dip; immerse; drench; wet throughly; extinguish; throw water over; dowse
unprecedented - having no previous example; novel; unparalleled
retort - quick sharp reply; V.
seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
pronounced - distinct; very noticeable; Ex. pronounced limp