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anvil - iron block used in hammering out metals
downcast - disheartened; dejected; sad; directed downward
sallow - (of the skin) yellowish and unhealthy-looking; sickly in color; Ex. sallow complexion due to jaundice
maim - mutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life
condescend - (derog.) bestow courtesies with a superior air; descend to the level of one considered inferior
apolitical - having an aversion or lack of concern for political affairs
deposition - testimony under oath; deposing; dethroning
precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
muggy - (of weather) warm and damp
accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual