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gavel - hammerlike tool; mallet(wooden hammer) used by a presiding officer or an auctioneer; V.
virile - manly; having masculine spirit or strength; full of strength
suture - stitches sewn to hold the cut edges of a wound or incision; material used in sewing; V: sew together a wound
increment - increase
knotty - intricate; difficult; tangled; CF. knot
jetsam - things thrown from a ship (to lighten the ship)
pecuniary - pertaining to money
spatula - broad-bladed instrument used for spreading or mixing
pending - not yet decided or settled; impending; Ex. pending decision; PREP. while awaiting; until; Ex. delay the decision pending his return
hortatory - encouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort