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reprieve - postponement or cancelation of a punishment; temporary stay; V: postpone or cancel the punishment of
pedagogy - teaching; art of education
caulk - (calk) make watertight (by blocking up cracks as in a ship)
forfeit - something surrendered as punishment for a crime or breach of contract; V: lose as a forfeit; N. forfeiture
destitute - extremely poor; lacking means of subsistence; utterly lacking; devoid; Ex. destitute of any experience
pith - core or marrow; spongelike substance in the center of stems; essence; substance
impalpable - imperceptible(not easily understood); intangible; OP. palpable: tangible; easily perceptible
percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
meter - arrangement of words in the form of poetry (by accentual rhythm)
broil - cook by direct heat; N.