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tatter - torn piece of cloth; ADJ. tattered: (of clothes) old and torn; (of a person) dressed in old torn clothes
delta - flat plain of mud or sand between branches of a river
lunatic - insane; Ex. lunatic asylum
knack - special talent; art
docket - program as for trial; book where such entries are made; list of things to be done; agenda; label fixed to a package listing contents or directions; V: describe in a docket
indigence - poverty
obelisk - tall column tapering(becoming gradually narrower toward the end) and ending in a pyramid
forge - counterfeit; reproduce fraudulently; form by heating in a forge and hammering into shape; move with a sudden increase of speed or power; Ex. forged ahead in the last two years; N: furnace where metals are heated
bauble - trinket; cheap jewel; trifle
confiscate - seize; take possession of (private property) by official order (usu. as a punishment); commandeer