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forlorn - sad and lonely; wretched; desolate
scavenge - hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
repose - resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man
coincidence - the chance occurrence, at the same time, of two or more seemingly connected events; V. coincide: happen at the same time; be in agreement; CF. coincident; CF. coincidental
charm - quality of pleasing; amulet; action or formula thought to have magical power; spell; V: attract; cast a spell on; bewitch
potential - expressing possibility; latent; N: capacity for growth
martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
docket - program as for trial; book where such entries are made; list of things to be done; agenda; label fixed to a package listing contents or directions; V: describe in a docket
rampart - defensive mound of earth
cavalcade - procession of riders or horse-drawn carriages; parade; CF. cavalry