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fractious - unruly; peevish; cranky; bad-tempered; Ex. fractious horse
dilate - expand; dilate on/upon: speak or write at length on (a subject)
sectarian - of a sect; narrow-minded; parochial; N: member of a sect; narrow-minded person
casualty - serious or fatal accident; person killed or wounded in an accident or battle
skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
delirium - mental disorder marked by confusion; uncontrolled excitement; ADJ. delirious
revoke - cancel; retract; CF. irrevocable
mollify - soothe an angry person
idiom - expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style (of expression); Ex. idiom of the modern popular music; ADJ. idiomatic
deft - neat; skillful