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execute - put into effect; carry out; kill as a lawful punishment; N. execution
suffuse - spread through or over (with a color or liquid); charge; Ex. A blush suffused her cheeks.
lectern - reading desk or stand for a public speaker
truculence - aggressiveness; ferocity; ADJ. truculent: aggressive; pugnacious; fierce
tutelary - protective; pertaining to a guardianship; Ex. tutelary deities
liaison - contact that keeps parties in communication; communication between groups; one that maintains communication; go-between; secret love affair; V. liaise: keep a connection
estimable - (of a person) worthy of esteem; admirable; deserving esteem; possible to estimate
retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize
prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety
frail - weak; N. frailty