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extant - (of something written or painted) still in existence
flounder - struggle and thrash about; proceed clumsily or falter (as in water, mud, snow, etc.); proceed in confusion
fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
frisk - move about playfully; froric; ADJ. frisky: playful
gamut - entire range
catechism - book for religious instruction in question-and-answer form; religious instruction by question and answer; V. catechize
trickster - person who cheats people
apparition - ghost; phantom
militate - work against; Ex. militate against the chances of promotion; CF. serve as a soldier
askance - with a sideways or indirect look (with disapproval or distruct); Ex. look askance at