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earthy - unrefined; coarse; of earth; Ex. earthy remarks; OP. ethereal
paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
manacle - restrain; handcuff; N.
venerable - deserving high respect; commanding respect; CF. command: deserve and get
jovial - good-natured; merry; cheerful
prostrate - stretch out full on ground; make prostrate; enervate; Ex. prostrating illness; ADJ: lying face down; having lost all strength
gullible - easily deceived
rebus - representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.
executor - person designated to execute the terms of a will;
lance - pierce with a lance; cut into; N: spearlike weapon