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prone - inclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone
airy - of air; high in the air; lofty; immaterial; unreal
jest - playful remark or act; V. act or speak playfully
fauna - animals of a period or region; CF. flora
nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement
buffoon - stupid person; clown
bestow - confer
casualty - serious or fatal accident; person killed or wounded in an accident or battle
heterodox - (of beliefs) against accepted opinion; unorthodox; unconventional
seminary - school for training future ministers; secondary school, especially for young women