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dabble - work at in a nonserious fashion; splash around; move noisily in a liquid
forlorn - sad and lonely; wretched; desolate
ruse - trick to deceive; stratagem
wane - decrease in size or strength (after being full); grow gradually to an end; Ex. The moon waxes and wanes every month; N.
defrock - strip a priest or minister of church authority; unfrock
vagrant - wandering from place to place; roving; stray; moving in a random fashion; Ex. vagrant thoughts; N. vagrancy
festive - joyous; celebratory; relating to a feast or festival
schism - division into factions (esp. within a religious body); split
scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
subdue - less intense; quieter; Ex. subdued lighting; Ex. subdue: conquer; make less intense; quiet; Ex. subdue one's anger