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casualty - serious or fatal accident; person killed or wounded in an accident or battle
refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
forlorn - sad and lonely; wretched; desolate
dainty - delicate; delicately beautiful; fastidious; not easy to please; Ex. dainty movement/dress
ramify - branch out; divide into branches or subdivisions
stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump
crochet - make (a piece of needlework) by looping thread with a hooked needle; N. CF. crotchet
lethargic - drowsy; dull; N. lethargy: state of sluggishness and inactivity
fluke - unlikely occurrence; stroke of fortune; accidental stroke of good luck; ADJ. fluky
inarticulate - speechless; producing indistinct speech; not articulate; not expressing oneself clearly