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inconsequential - insignificant; unimportant
somnolent - half asleep; drowsy; N. somnolence
quintessence - purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
executioner - person administering capital punishment
gangrene - decay of body tissue caused by insufficient blood supply (usually following injury); ADJ. gangrenous
decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
covetous - avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)
comport - bear one's self; behave; Ex. comport oneself; N. comportment
tribunal - court of justice
indict - charge; N. indictment