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::: dribble - flow or fall in drops; let saliva flow out slowly from the mouth; move a ball; N.
::: dire - warning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food
::: impervious - impenetrable; incapable of being damaged or distressed; incapable of being affected (in one's opinions); Ex. impervious to water/criticism
::: gallows - framework from which a noose is suspended (used for execution by hanging)
::: prevaricate - lie; hide the truth (by equivocating)
::: onerous - burdensome
::: sinewy - (of meat) tough; strong and firm; muscular; N. sinew: tendon; strong cord connecting a muscle to a bone
::: dour - sullen; gloomy; stubborn
::: didactic - (of speech or writing) intended to teach a moral lesson; teaching; instructional; N. didacticism
::: brunt - main impact or shock (of an attack or blow); Ex. brunt of the argument