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flotsam - drifting wreckage
rift - narrow opening in a large mass; break in a friendly relation; Ex. through a rift in the clouds; OP. reconcilation
episodic - (of a story or play) loosely connected; made up of separate and loosely connected parts; N. episode: incident in the course of an experience
offhand - casual; done without prior thought or preparation
constituent - supporter; voter; member of a constituency; component
scabbard - case for a sword blade; sheath
patois - local or provincial dialect
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.
scoff - laugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats
ensconce - settle comfortably; place comfortably (in a secure place)