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pertinent - suitable; to the point; relevant
ratiocination - reasoning; act of drawing conclusions from premises; V. ratiocinate: reason logically
gallows - framework from which a noose is suspended (used for execution by hanging)
scoff - laugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats
fatuous - smugly and unconsciously foolish; inane; silly; N. fatuity, fatuousness
bombardment - attack (as with missiles or bombs); V. bombard
prophylactic - used to prevent disease; N: something prophylactic; condom; N. prophylaxis: prevention of disease
sensual - devoted to the pleasures of the sense; carnal; voluptuous; Ex. sensual woman/curves/lips
canny - shrewd in money matters; thrifty
culpable - deserving blame; blameworthy