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carat - (karat) unit of weight for precious stones; measure of the purity of gold
resilient - elastic; having the power of springing back; able to recover quickly (as from misfortune)
reimburse - repay; pay back
bungle - mismanage; blunder; botch; blow; spoil by clumsy behavior
gouge - overcharge (with high price); extort from; Ex. gouge the public; CF. usury
cryptic - mysterious; hidden; secret
belabor - harp on; dwell on tediously; explain or go over excessively or to a ridiculous degree; assail verbally; beat severely; attack physically
spurn - reject disdainfully; scorn; Ex. She spurned all offers of help.
fusillade - simultaneous firing or outburst (of missiles, questions, etc.)
fanfare - call by bugles or trumpets; showy display; spectacular public display