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proponent - supporter; backer; opposite of opponent
rue - regret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful
executioner - person administering capital punishment
reciprocate - do or give something in return; repay in kind; give or take mutually; interchange; move backwards and forwards; Ex. reciprocate his invitation by inviting him; N. reciprocity: reciprocal relationship; mutual interchange of advantages between two groups; Ex. reciprocity in trading rights
maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer
bland - soothing or mild (food); agreeable; causing no trouble or offence
impel - drive or force onward; drive to take action; urge to action
assiduous - diligent
agitate - stir up; disturb
automaton - mechanism that imitates actions of humans; machine that works by itself