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waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack
forfeit - something surrendered as punishment for a crime or breach of contract; V: lose as a forfeit; N. forfeiture
genealogy - record of descent; lineage; ancestry; study of ancestry
indict - charge; N. indictment
lectern - reading desk or stand for a public speaker
lancet - small surgical tool for making incisions
autopsy - examination of a dead body; postmortem; V.
exhale - breathe out; OP. inhale
distort - twist out of shape; give a false account of; misrepresent; N. distortion
cleave - split or sever; cling to; remain faithful to; N. cleavage; ADJ. cloven