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precedent - preceding (in time, rank, etc.)
noose - loop formed in a rope
fugitive - fleeting or transitory; lasting only a short time; roving(wandering); running away or fleeing as from the law; N: one who flees; Ex. fugitives at large
jetsam - things thrown from a ship (to lighten the ship)
celerity - speed; rapidity
steep - soak; saturate; Ex. steep the fabric in the dye bath; ADJ: precipitous
replenish - fill up again
pernicious - very harmful; deadly; very destructive; Ex. pernicious effect/anemia
opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
trident - three-pronged spear