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chuckle - laugh quietly
recast - reconstruct (a sentence, story, statue, etc.); fashion again
chronicle - report; record (in chronological order)
sinister - evil; ominous
clout - great influence (especially political or social); hard blow with fist
miscreant - wretch; wrongdoer; villain; Ex. kindness to the miscreant; CF. believe
forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
regimen - prescribed course of diet or exercise; prescribed diet and habits; Ex. daily regimen of a dancer
anesthetic - substance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness; N. anesthesia
plummet - fall sharply; fall straight down; Ex. Stock prices plummeted.