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::: apostate - one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs; N. apostasy
::: ploy - strategem to gain an advantage; tactic; Ex. management ploy
::: skirmish - minor fight; minor battle in war; V.
::: clarion - shrill, trumpetlike sound; kind of trumpet used in former times
::: havoc - widespread damage; disorder; chaos
::: somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow
::: fritter - waste (time or money on unimportant things)
::: catalyst - agent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis
::: wanton - unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause
::: clique - small exclusive group of people