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scrupulous - conscientious; extremely thorough; Ex. scrupulous worker
loiter - hang about/around; stand idly about; linger
impoverish - make poor; deprive of natural strength or something important; Ex. impoverished soil
effrontery - rudeness without any sense of shame; shameless boldness; presumptousness; nerve; cheek
insubordination - disobedience; rebelliousness; ADJ. insubordinate
tribunal - court of justice
executioner - person administering capital punishment
prosody - art of versification; study of the metrical structure of verse
necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
pitfall - hidden danger; concealed trap