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derelict - negligent; (of someone) neglectful of duty; (of something) deserted by an owner; abandoned; N: abandoned property; homeless or vagrant person
idiosyncrasy - individual trait usually odd in nature; behavioral peculiarity; eccentricity; attitude, behavior, or opinion peculiar to a person; anything highly individual or eccentric; ADJ. idiosyncratic
chicanery - trickery; deception
drastic - strong; violent and severe; Ex. drastic changes/measures
culvert - artificial channel for water; drain crossing under a road
grotesque - fantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)
forsake - desert; abandon; renounce
impregnate - make pregnant; fill thoroughly; saturate
reparation - compensation (for loss or wrong); amends; Ex. make reparation for the damage; CF. repair
scurry - move hastily; hurry; move briskly