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protuberance - protrusion; swelling; bulge
detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
regicide - murder of a king or queen
domineer - rule over tyrannically
catapult - slingshot; hurling machine; V: fire from catapult
propellant - (propellent) substance which propels or drives forward (such as an explosive charge or a rocket fuel)
reprieve - postponement or cancelation of a punishment; temporary stay; V: postpone or cancel the punishment of
barrister - counselor-at-law or lawyer in the higher court of law; CF. bar
inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
teetotalism - practice of abstaining totally from alcoholic drinks; N. teetotaler;; ADJ. teetotal; CF. T + total