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mason - one who builds or works with stone or brick; N. masonry: work of a mason; stonework or brickwork
obese - excessively fat; N. obesity
accost - approach and speak first to a person
frustrate - thwart; defeat; prevent from accomplishing a purpose
problematic - causing a problem; open to doubt; doubtful; unsettled; questionable; Ex. Whether the arena will ever be completed is problematic.
decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession
franchise - right or privilege granted by authority; right to vote; license to sell a product in a particular territory
grisly - ghastly; horrifying; Ex. grisly remains of the bodies
dynamo - generator for producing electricity; energetic person