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holster - leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)
executive - person having administrative authority; one branch of government executing laws; ADJ: relating to executing
renegade - deserter; traitor; ADJ.
patriarch - father and ruler of a family or tribe
somnolent - half asleep; drowsy; N. somnolence
passive - not active; acted upon; receiving an action without acting in return; accepting without resistance
explicate - explain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable
dire - warning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food
baroque - highly ornate
caustic - burning; corrosive; able to burn by chemical action; sarcastically biting; (of remarks) intended to hurt; bitter; harmful; OP. harmless