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overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
piscatorial - pertaining to fishing; CF. Pisces
propinquity - nearness (in space or relationship); proximity; kinship
troth - pledge of good faith especially in betrothal; betrothal; Ex. by my troth
subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
gambol - romp; skip about; leap about playfully; frolic; N.
imply - suggest a meaning not expressed; signify
executioner - person administering capital punishment
construe - explain; interpret; Ex. construe her silence as meaning that she agreed; CF. misconstrue
salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health