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prostrate - stretch out full on ground; make prostrate; enervate; Ex. prostrating illness; ADJ: lying face down; having lost all strength
maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer
viscous - (of a liquid) thick and sticky; gluey; viscid; CF. consistency
interregnum - period between two successive reigns or governments
askew - crookedly; slanted; at an angle
sanction - approve; ratify; N: permission; penalty intended to enforce compliance
executioner - person administering capital punishment
laceration - torn ragged wound; V. lacerate: tear (the skin as with broken glass); wound
insularity - narrow-mindedness; isolation; ADJ. insular: of an island; isolated; narrow-minded; CF. peninsula
nourishment - something that nourishes; food