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catapult - slingshot; hurling machine; V: fire from catapult
odious - arousing strong dislike; hateful(causing hatred); vile
murky - dark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague; Ex. murky night/fog; N. murk: partial or complete darkness; gloom
cremate - incinerate (a corpse); N. crematory, crematorium
niggle - spend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling
shackle - chain; fetter; confine with shackles; N.
mangy - shabby; wretched; suffering from mange; of bad appearance
veneer - thin surface layer (of good quality wood, glued to a base of inferior material); cover; surface show; fa\c{c}ade; V.
ablution - washing
centurion - Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)