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flay - strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly
patrician - noble; aristocratic; N: person of high rank; aristocrat; CF. member of the governing classes in ancient Rome; CF. plebian
ruthless - pitiless; merciless; cruel
painstaking - taking pains; showing hard work; taking great care; very careful and through
feign - pretend
stentorian - (of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad
pedestrian - ordinary; dull; unimaginative(lacking in imagination); going on foot; Ex. pedestrian prose; N.
thrall - slave; bondage; slavery; Ex. Her beauty held him in thrall; CF. enthrall
anvil - iron block used in hammering out metals
rubble - fragments (esp. from a destroyed building)