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respite - time for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve
dorsal - relating to the back of an animal; Ex. dorsal fin
sheer - pure; thin and transparent; very steep
censure - blame; criticize; express strong disapproval; N: severe criticism; strong disapproval
sunder - separate; part; CF. asunder
expletive - meaningless word; interjection; profane oath; swear-word
gallows - framework from which a noose is suspended (used for execution by hanging)
pestle - tool for mashing or grinding substances in a hard bowl or mortar
reprieve - postponement or cancelation of a punishment; temporary stay; V: postpone or cancel the punishment of
swindler - cheater