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flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle
pestilential - (pestilent) causing plague; tending to cause death; baneful; N. pestilence: fatal epidemic disease (esp. bubonic plague)
diadem - crown
executioner - person administering capital punishment
transcendental - going beyond common thought or ideas; impossible to understand by practical experiences or practices; known only by studying thoughts or intuition; OP. empirical; CF. transcendentalism
fathom - comprehend; investigate; determine the depth of; N. unit of measurement for the depth of water
subsume - include (as a member of a group); encompass
replica - copy
scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant