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casualty - serious or fatal accident; person killed or wounded in an accident or battle
arraign - charge in court; indict
multilingual - having many languages; fluent in several languages
dorsal - relating to the back of an animal; Ex. dorsal fin
burnish - make shiny by rubbing; polish
thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.
convoluted - coiled around; twisted; involved; complicated; intricate; complex; N. convolution: twist; one of the convex folds of the surface of the brain
demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
expropriate - take possession of (often for public use and without payment)
herald - messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher