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nubile - marriageable; of marriageable age; CF. connubial
legislature - legislating branch of government; CF. legislate: make laws
pitfall - hidden danger; concealed trap
decomposition - decay; V. decompose: decay; break and separate into simple parts
truculence - aggressiveness; ferocity; ADJ. truculent: aggressive; pugnacious; fierce
grimace - facial distortion to show feeling such as pain, disgust, etc; V.
duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress
beleaguer - besiege or attack (with an army); harass; beset
shaving - very thin piece, usually of wood (cut from a surface with a sharp blade)
citadel - fortress