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casualty - serious or fatal accident; person killed or wounded in an accident or battle
entrance - put under a spell(condition caused by magical power); carry away(fill with strong feeling) with emotion; put into a trance; fill with delight
milieu - social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.
gust - strong abrupt rush of wind; V. CF. bluster
defeatist - resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
pejorative - (of a word or phrase) suggesting that someone is of little value; negative in connotation; having a belittling effect; Ex. Many women now considers ``housewife'' a pejorative expression, because it patronized them.
refulgent - effulgent; brilliant; brightly shining; gleaming; Ex. refulgent moon
antecede - precede
disgruntle - make discontented
antagonism - hostility; active opposition; V. antagonize: cause to become an enemy; N. antagonist: person who is opposed to another; opponent; adversary; principal character in oppostion to the protagonist