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casualty - serious or fatal accident; person killed or wounded in an accident or battle
efficacy - power to produce desired effect; ADJ. efficacious: effectual
covert - secret; hidden; implied; OP. overt
slipshod - slovenly; careless; sloppy; untidy; shabby; Ex. slipshod work
makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
troth - pledge of good faith especially in betrothal; betrothal; Ex. by my troth
inculcate - teach (ideas or principles); instill
genteel - well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty
excise - cut away; cut out; N: government tax on good produced and used inside a country; N. excision
dabble - work at in a nonserious fashion; splash around; move noisily in a liquid