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dinghy - small boat (often ship's boat)
badger - pester; annoy continually with demands; persuade by asking again and again; Ex. The children badgered me into taking them into the cinema; N: a kind of mountain animal
scrimmage - disorderly fight between two or more people
gallows - framework from which a noose is suspended (used for execution by hanging)
cohorts - group of people who share some common quality; armed band; a group of between 300 and 600 soldiers under one commander (in the ancient Rome)
exonerate - acquit; exculpate; free from blame or guilt
atrocity - brutal deed; ADJ. atrocious
travesty - copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon
trident - three-pronged spear
circumscribe - limit; confine; draw a line around