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suffocate - die or kill from lack of air; suppress
casualty - serious or fatal accident; person killed or wounded in an accident or battle
referendum - direct vote by all the people
taper - very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end
frisk - move about playfully; froric; ADJ. frisky: playful
cantankerous - ill-humored; irritable
beset - harass or trouble from all directions; hem in
insinuate - hint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate
articulate - effective; distinct; expressing ideas clearly; having clear sounds; having joints; Ex. articulate speech; V: express thoughts and feeling clearly; pronounce clearly; unite by joints
hermitage - home of a hermit