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bestow - confer
ramification - branching out; subdivision; one branch of a system; one of the results following from an action or decision; Ex. ramifications of a business/the decision
onomatopoeia - words formed in imitation of natural sounds
ordeal - severe trial or affliction; difficult experience; trial(test of patience or endurance); affliction
executioner - person administering capital punishment
pestle - tool for mashing or grinding substances in a hard bowl or mortar
solstice - point or time at which the sun is farthest from the equator
scurry - move hastily; hurry; move briskly
inviolable - secure from corruption, attack, or violation(or profanation); unassailable; Ex. inviolable oath/rights; N. inviolability
contortions - twistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist