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flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle
prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
maraud - move in search of plunder; Ex. marauding army
decapitate - behead
implication - something hinted at or suggested; implying; implicating
cameo - shell or jewel carved in relief; star's special appearance in a minor role in a film
fluctuate - waver; shift; rise and fall as if in waves; change or vary irregularly
anthropologist - student of the history and science of humankind
rickety - (of buildings) likely to break or fall apart; of rickets; CF. rickets; CF. vitamin D
peccadillo - slight offense or fault; CF. sin