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scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
etymology - study of word parts; study of the origins of words
subaltern - subordinate
carnage - destruction of life; slaughter; killing of large numbers of people or animals
hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
distend - expand; swell out
grudging - unwilling; reluctant; stingy(giving reluctantly)
bereft - deprived of (something valuable); lacking
accede - agree
lancet - small surgical tool for making incisions