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decapitate - behead
etymology - study of word parts; study of the origins of words
quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate
wanton - unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
waver - move or swing back and forth; be uncertain or unsteady in decision or movement; Ex. wavering between accepting and refusing
suture - stitches sewn to hold the cut edges of a wound or incision; material used in sewing; V: sew together a wound
conglomeration - mass of material sticking together
putrid - decayed and foul-smelling; foul; rotten; decayed; N. putridity
gregarious - sociable; (of an animal) tending to form a group