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eclipse - darken; extinguish; outshine; surpass; cause an eclipse
benevolent - generous; charitable; having a wish to do good
exertion - effort; expenditure of much physical work; V. exert oneself: make a great effort
reconcile - make friendly again (after quarrel); make consistent (two ideas in opposition); correct inconsistencies; Ex. reconcile one's political principles with one's religious beliefs
rally - come or bring together; call up or summon (forces, vital powers, etc.); revive or recuperate (after illness or difficulty); N: act of rallying; mass gathering
bulwark - strong wall built for defense; earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends
waft - move gently (in air or in seas) by wind or waves; Ex. leaves wafting past the window
scurry - move hastily; hurry; move briskly
deposition - testimony under oath; deposing; dethroning
executioner - person administering capital punishment