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encipher - encode; convert a message into code; put into cipher
felicitous - (of a word or remark) apt; suitably expressed; well chosen
contentious - quarrelsome; controversial; likely to cause arguments
absolve - pardon (an offense)
reprobate - morally disapproved person; person hardened in sin, devoid of a sense of decency; CF. disapproved by God ?
gadfly - animal-biting fly; irritating person
unilateral - one-sided; involving or affecting only one side; Ex. unilateral declaration
rendition - rendering; translation; artistic interpretation of a song, etc
execute - put into effect; carry out; kill as a lawful punishment; N. execution
scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?