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gargoyle - waterspout carved in grotesque figures on a building
disengage - uncouple; separate; disconnect; stop fighting; OP. engage
traduce - expose to slander
malleable - (of a metal) capable of being shaped by pounding(beating); pliable; (of someone) impressionable(easily influenced); easily controlled; tractable
linger - loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.
dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
codicil - supplement to the body of a will; later addition to a will
flagrant - conspicuously wicked, bad, or offensive; blatant; outrageous
remunerative - (of work) compensating; rewarding; profitable; well-paid; V. remunerate: reward; pay (someone) for work or trouble
taunt - deride or provoke; challenge in derision; N.