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virile - manly; having masculine spirit or strength; full of strength
attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
traverse - go through or across
creep - move with body close to the ground; move stealthily or slowly; N.
dinghy - small boat (often ship's boat)
licentious - amoral; lewd and lascivious; unrestrained
instigate - start; urge; provoke; incite; Ex. instigate a search/quarrel
propellant - (propellent) substance which propels or drives forward (such as an explosive charge or a rocket fuel)
pending - not yet decided or settled; impending; Ex. pending decision; PREP. while awaiting; until; Ex. delay the decision pending his return
gallows - framework from which a noose is suspended (used for execution by hanging)