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crinkle - wrinkle
magistrate - official with power to administer the law
portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
inevitable - unavoidable
bestial - beastlike; brutal; inhuman; very cruel
expedient - suitable (for a particular purpose although not necessarily morally correct); practical; politic(prudent); N: something expedient
dormer - window projecting upright from roof; CF. sleeping room
deterrent - something that discourages or deters
holster - leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)
subdue - less intense; quieter; Ex. subdued lighting; Ex. subdue: conquer; make less intense; quiet; Ex. subdue one's anger