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casualty - serious or fatal accident; person killed or wounded in an accident or battle
suavity - urbanity; polish; ADJ. suave: smooth and courteous
concord - harmony; accord
pusillanimous - cowardly; lacking courage; fainthearted
recondite - abstruse; not easily understood; profound; secret
plagiarize - steal another's ideas or writings and pass them off as one's own; Ex. ideas plagiarized from my article; N. plagiarism; CF. kidnap
assay - analyze (to discover what materials are present); evaluate (soil or ore)
cantankerous - ill-humored; irritable
enclave - territory enclosed within an alien land
perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity