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executioner - person administering capital punishment
tangible - able to be touched; real; concrete; palpable; possible to realize or understand; Ex. tangible proof
ichthyology - study of fish; CF. ichthyo-: fish
encircle - surround
gentry - people of standing(rank or position); people of good family or high social position; class of people just below nobility
deadlock - standstill resulting from the opposition of two unrelenting forces; stalemate
terminal - part that forms the end; railroad or bus station; ADJ. forming an end; ending in death; fatal; Ex. terminal cancer
tepid - lukewarm; slightly warm;
harry - harass, annoy, torment (by repeated attacks); raid
morbid - given to unwholesome or unhealthy thought; moody; characteristic of disease; Ex. morbid curiosity; N. morbidity; CF. disease