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::: ragamuffin - dirty child in torn clothes; person wearing tattered clothes
::: appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
::: static - having no motion; unchanging; lacking development; N. stasis: stable state
::: comeuppance - deserts; well-deserved punishment or misfortune; rebuke
::: wrest - obtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp
::: garish - overbright in color; unpleasantly bright; gaudy
::: plebiscite - direct vote by the entire electorate (on an important issue)
::: alienate - make unfriendly or hostile; estrange; separate; change the ownership of
::: ravenous - extremely hungry; voracious
::: dappled - spotted