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dispatch - speediness; prompt execution; message sent with all due speed; V: send to a specified destination; finish promptly; kill
tawny - brownish yellow
abortive - unsuccessful; fruitless
pedigree - line of ancestors; ancestry; lineage; ADJ. (of an animal) descended from of a chosen family; Ex. pedigree dog; CF. crane's foot
supersede - replace; cause to be set aside; make obsolete; N. supersession
tribulation - suffering; ordeal; distress; trial
chaperon - older person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman
Epicurean - believing that pleasure is good and suffering is bad and should be avoided; N.
scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
scourge - lash; whip (formerly used for punishment); source of severe punishment; V: whip; afflict