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baroque - highly ornate
gambol - romp; skip about; leap about playfully; frolic; N.
preternatural - beyond what is normal in nature; supernatural; Ex. preternatural strength/forces
belated - delayed
preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
emolument - salary; payment for an office; compensation
consign - send to a person or place for sale; deliver officially; entrust; put into the care of another; set apart (for a special purpose); N. consignment; CF. consignor, consignee
executioner - person administering capital punishment
ejaculation - exclamation; abrupt ejection (to discharge sperm); V. ejaculate
precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college