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wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
stratagem - deceptive scheme; clever trick
nuptial - of marriage or the wedding ceremony; N; nuptials; wedding ceremony
colloquial - pertaining to conversational or common speech; informal; N. colloquialism: colloquial expression
heterodox - (of beliefs) against accepted opinion; unorthodox; unconventional
reprieve - postponement or cancelation of a punishment; temporary stay; V: postpone or cancel the punishment of
capillary - having a very fine bore; resembling a hair; fine and slender; Ex. capillary attraction; N: very fine hairlike tube; CF. capillarity
throes - violent anguish
gnarled - twisted
filigree - delicate ornamental lacelike metalwork