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anvil - iron block used in hammering out metals
deputize - work or appoint as a deputy; N. deputy: person who has the power to take charge when the leading person is away
pedestrian - ordinary; dull; unimaginative(lacking in imagination); going on foot; Ex. pedestrian prose; N.
sadistic - inclined to cruelty; N. sadism: delight in cruelty
deterrent - something that discourages or deters
infiltrate - pass into or through; penetrate or enter (an organization) sneakily; Ex. infiltrate the troops into enemy territory; CF. infiltrator
humane - marked by kindness or consideration; kind and compassionate; humanitarian
fanciful - whimsical; visionary; imaginary; produced by imagination; Ex. fanciful scheme
penetrate - enter into; pierce; permeate; see through; grasp the inner significance of; understand
vixen - female fox; ill-tempered woman; CF. shrew