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execrate - curse; express abhorrence for; detest
stentorian - (of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad
doddering - shaky; infirm from old age; V. dodder
vendor - seller
fabricate - build; lie; make up (a story) in order to deceive; Ex. fabricate the whole story; CF. fabric: underlying structure; Ex. fabric of society
occlude - shut; close; obstruct; Ex. A blood clot occluded an artery.
biennial - every two years
prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
wispy - thin; slight; barely discernible
cull - pick out from others (to kill the weakest members); reject; select; collect (information); N.