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::: appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
::: rickety - (of buildings) likely to break or fall apart; of rickets; CF. rickets; CF. vitamin D
::: sarcasm - cutting ironic remark; scornful remarks; stinging rebuke; ADJ. sarcastic
::: mendicant - beggar; ADJ: living as a beggar
::: casualty - serious or fatal accident; person killed or wounded in an accident or battle
::: peruse - read through with care; N. perusal
::: fathomless - too deep to be measured or understood; unfathomable
::: harping - tiresome dwelling on a subject; V. harp: dwell on(think or speak a lot about) tediously
::: fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
::: penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent