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executor - person designated to execute the terms of a will;
benevolent - generous; charitable; having a wish to do good
cumulative - growing by addition; accumulative
phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
anguish - acute pain; extreme suffering
pathological - pertaining to disease; N. pathology: study of disease
decipher - decode; CF. indecipherable
compress - force into less space; squeeze; contract; put into fewer words; N: thick mass of cloth pressed to part of the body to stop bleeding or swelling, reduce fever, etc.
altercation - noisy quarrel