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crabbed - sour; bad-tempered; peevish; difficult to read as handwriting
nectar - drink of the gods; sweet liquid collected by bees
scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
stipulate - state as a necessary condition (of an agreement); make express conditions; specify; Ex. He stipulated payment in advance
exodus - departure (of a large number of people)
primogeniture - seniority by birth; state of being the first-born child; right of the eldest child (to inherit the entire property of one or both parents)
coroner - public official who investigates any death thought to be of other than natural causes
macabre - gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death
quisling - traitor who aids invaders; CF. Vidkun Quisling
execrate - curse; express abhorrence for; detest