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salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
determination - resolve; firmness of purpose; measurement or calculation; decision
tractable - docile; easily managed; (of something) easily changed or molded; N. tractability
thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.
antecede - precede
residual - remaining; left over; of a residue; N: residue
smelt - melt (ore) for separating and removing the metal; melt or blend ores changing their chemical composition
occult - mysterious; secret; supernatural; beyond human comprehension; CF. mysterious to human ?; OP. bare
anoint - consecrate; put oil on (in a religious ceremony)
scabbard - case for a sword blade; sheath