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emancipate - set free; liberate
gallows - framework from which a noose is suspended (used for execution by hanging)
certitude - certainty
dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
blight - plant disease; V: infect with blight; ruin; destroy
intimate - hint; suggest; imply; ADJ: marked by close relationship; familiar; private; personal; Ex. intimate knowledge/thoughts in the diary; N: close friend or confidant; CF. intimacy
exacting - extremely demanding; Ex. exacting standard of safety
jaundice - medical condition in which the skin, the white part of the eyes, etc. turn yellow; V: affect with jaundice; affect with prejudice, envy, or hostility; bias
alchemy - medieval chemistry
rubble - fragments (esp. from a destroyed building)