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::: ragamuffin - dirty child in torn clothes; person wearing tattered clothes
::: insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
::: recast - reconstruct (a sentence, story, statue, etc.); fashion again
::: rabble - mob; noisy crowd
::: ossify - change or harden into bone; become hard and unchanging in one's ideas
::: Machiavellian - crafty; double-dealing; of the political doctrine of Machiavelli, which holds that craft and deceit are justified in pursuing political power
::: ornate - excessively or elaborately decorated
::: indentation - notch; deep recess; V. indent; CF. tooth
::: impeach - charge (a public official) with crime in office; raise doubts about; indict; Ex. impeach a witness's credibility
::: tacit - understood (without actually being expressed); not put into words; Ex. tacit agreement