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::: clemency - disposition to be lenient in deciding punishments; mildness as of the weather; ADJ. clement
::: extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)
::: gallows - framework from which a noose is suspended (used for execution by hanging)
::: fashion - give shape to; make; Ex. fashion the pot out of clay
::: maelstrom - violent whirlpool; violent or tublent situation; CF. stream
::: inchoate - (of desire, wish, plan) recently begun; not explicit; at the beginning of development; rudimentary; elementary; Ex. inchoate mass
::: truncate - cut the top off; shorten
::: fruitful - producing results; profitable; prolific; producing in abundance
::: capillary - having a very fine bore; resembling a hair; fine and slender; Ex. capillary attraction; N: very fine hairlike tube; CF. capillarity
::: remittance - remitting of money; amount of money remitted