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broil - cook by direct heat; N.
topple - become unsteady and fall down
founder - fail completely; sink; CF. flounder
chaff - worthless products of an endeavor; husk(outer seed cover) separated from grain; Ex. separate the wheat from the chaff
buffoon - stupid person; clown
dowse - use a divining rod to search for underground water or minerals
scabbard - case for a sword blade; sheath
catapult - slingshot; hurling machine; V: fire from catapult
refractory - unmanageable; disobedient and stubborn; Ex. refractory horse
muted - silent; muffled; toned down; Ex. muted traffic noise