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executioner - person administering capital punishment
pestle - tool for mashing or grinding substances in a hard bowl or mortar
haunt - (of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented
addle - make or become confused; muddle; drive crazy; become rotten (egg)
misapprehension - error; misunderstanding; V. misapprehend
adjourn - suspend until a later time; move from one place to another
catapult - slingshot; hurling machine; V: fire from catapult
slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
invocation - prayer for help (used in invoking); calling upon as a reference or support; act of invoking