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deserts - what someone deserves
quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate
rickety - (of buildings) likely to break or fall apart; of rickets; CF. rickets; CF. vitamin D
filth - dirty matter; ADJ. filthy
flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle
synchronous - similarly timed; simultaneous with; occurring at the same time; V. synchronize
incapacitate - disable; N. incapacity: lack of capacity
grapple - wrestle; come to grips with; take hold of and struggle with; Ex. grapple with the burglar
transpire - (of a fact) become known; be revealed; happen; give off (watery waste matter) through pores
traduce - expose to slander