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casualty - serious or fatal accident; person killed or wounded in an accident or battle
fracas - brawl(noisy quarrel or fight) in which a number of people take part; melee
induce - persuade; lead to do something; bring about; N. inducement
forerunner - predecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another
ecstasy - rapture; very strong feeling of joy and happiness; any overpowering emotion; ADJ. ecstatic: causing or experiencing ecstasy
entourage - group of attendants; retinue; CF. surround
implicit - understood but not stated; implied; unquestioning and complete; Ex. implicit trust
penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
obsolete - outmoded; no longer used
browbeat - bully; intimidate