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percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
desperate - having lost all hope; despairing; reckless and violent because of loss of hope or despair; undertaken as a last resort
hone - sharpen (a tool); N: whetstone for sharpening a tool
assay - analyze (to discover what materials are present); evaluate (soil or ore)
mortician - undertaker; CF. death
ruffian - violent scoundrel; bully
apposite - appropriate; fitting
antecede - precede
subjugate - conquer; bring under control
licentious - amoral; lewd and lascivious; unrestrained