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::: jetsam - things thrown from a ship (to lighten the ship)
::: incursion - temporary invasion; CF. excursion: short journey
::: rend - split; tear apart; N. rent; CF. heartrending: causing deep sorrow
::: augury - omen; prophecy; sign of coming events; V. augur: predict; foretell; be a sign of (something in future)
::: coroner - public official who investigates any death thought to be of other than natural causes
::: disavowal - denial; disclaiming; repudiating; disowning; V. disavow; CF. disclaim
::: gloss_over - explain away with the intention of deceiving or hiding faults
::: misdemeanor - minor crime; misdeed; wrongdoing
::: gnome - dwarf; underground spirit who guards treasure hoards
::: brusque - blunt; abrupt; curt; not wanting to waste time being nice