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dissension - disagreement of opinions causing strife within a group
mishap - unfortunate accident
discretion - prudence; ability to adjust actions to circumstances; freedom of action or judgment; ADJ. discreet; CF. discretionary
resuscitate - revive; bring back to life or consciousness; Ex. resuscitate the drowned child
blatant - extremely (offensively) obvious; loudly offensive; Ex. blatant lie; N. blatancy
grotto - small cavern
renegade - deserter; traitor; ADJ.
thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.
downcast - disheartened; dejected; sad; directed downward
obtrude - push (oneself or one's ideas) forward or intrude; impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others; butt in; stick out or extrude; thrust out; Ex. obtrude A on B; ADJ. obtrusive; N. obtrusion; CF. unobtrusive