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deluge - flood; rush; V.
mutilate - maim; injure lastingly; deprive of a limb or an essential part
gallows - framework from which a noose is suspended (used for execution by hanging)
congenial - pleasant; friendly; in agreement with one's tastes and nature; Ex. congenial weather
ingenuous - naive and trusting; young; unsophisticated; candid
nugatory - worthless; futile
rider - amendment or clause added to a legislative bill
defrock - strip a priest or minister of church authority; unfrock
modicum - limited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate
arbiter - person with power to decide a matter in dispute; judge who is in a position ot make influential judgments; Ex. supreme arbiter of fashion in beachware