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::: execute - put into effect; carry out; kill as a lawful punishment; N. execution
::: humdrum - dull; monotonous
::: glimmer - shine erratically; twinkle; N: dim or unsteady light; faint indication; Ex. glimmer of hope
::: orthography - correct spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics
::: slither - slip or slide
::: laceration - torn ragged wound; V. lacerate: tear (the skin as with broken glass); wound
::: glossary - brief explanation of words used in the text
::: dislodge - remove (forcibly); force out of a position; Ex. dislodge the food caught in his throat; CF. lodge
::: pinnace - small boat
::: preternatural - beyond what is normal in nature; supernatural; Ex. preternatural strength/forces