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gruesome - grisly; horrible
qualified - limited; restricted; V. qualify: limit the meaning of; modify
apprehensive - fearful; discerning
resuscitate - revive; bring back to life or consciousness; Ex. resuscitate the drowned child
draconian - extremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician
mollify - soothe an angry person
primogeniture - seniority by birth; state of being the first-born child; right of the eldest child (to inherit the entire property of one or both parents)
chronicle - report; record (in chronological order)
foist - insert improperly; impose upon another by coercion; palm off; pass off as genuine or worthy; CF. fist
skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.