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::: flicker - burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement
::: anarchy - absence of governing body; state of disorder
::: malicious - hateful; spiteful; expressing malice; N. malice: desire to harm others; spite
::: topography - physical features of a region (such as the shape and height); CF. topo-: place
::: attrition - rubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
::: scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
::: matrimony - state of being married
::: requite - make return for; repay; reciprocate; revenge; N. requittal
::: sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
::: callous - hardened; unfeeling; without sympathy for the sufferings of others; unkind