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factotum - handyman; person who does all kinds of work; CF. do everything
austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
fashion - give shape to; make; Ex. fashion the pot out of clay
liability - drawback; handicap; debts; obligation; responsibility; condition of being liable; ADJ. liable: likely; responsible (for paying)
slither - slip or slide
casualty - serious or fatal accident; person killed or wounded in an accident or battle
tribute - tax levied by a ruler; payment made by one nation to another in acknowledgment of submission; mark of respect (such as praise or gift); Ex. pay tribute to
hideous - repulsive to the sight; ugly; repugnant; Ex. hideous face/scream
corpus - collection (of writings or information); Ex. the corpus of Shakespear's works; Cf. corpse
unruly - disobedient; lawless; difficult to control