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::: straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
::: hew - cut to pieces with ax or sword; chop; N.
::: deploy - spread out (troops) in an extended though shallow battle line; distribute (persons or forces) systematically or strategically
::: opportune - timely; well-chosen
::: demise - death
::: lumen - unit of light energy (one candle's worth)
::: parquet - floor made of wood strips inlaid in a mosaic like matter; CF. strip: long narrow piece
::: dispense - distribute; prepare and give out (medicines); N. dispensation: dispensing; religious system; official exemption from an obligation or a rule
::: refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
::: incarcerate - imprison