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capsize - (of a boat) turn over
incantation - singing or chanting of magic spells; magical formula; (the saying of) words used in magic; CF. enchant
miscreant - wretch; wrongdoer; villain; Ex. kindness to the miscreant; CF. believe
artifice - deception; trickery
legacy - gift made by a will; something handed down from an ancestor
precipitous - steep; overhasty; precipitate
liquidate - settle accounts; pay off (a debt); clear up; eliminate; kill or abolish
wistful - sadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing
motley - multi-colored (as of a garment worn by a jester); mixed; heterogeneous; CF. jester: one who jests (as a paid fool at medieval courts)
spectral - ghostly; N. specter: spectre; ghost; phantom