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casualty - serious or fatal accident; person killed or wounded in an accident or battle
apocryphal - (of a story) widely believed but untrue
augment - increase; add to
protocol - diplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.
blighted - suffering from a disease; destroyed
rousing - lively; inducing excitement; stirring; V. rouse: waken; arouse from sleep or depression; excite; stir up
miscellany - mixture of writings on various subjects; collection of various items
decrepitude - state of collapse or weakness caused by illness or old age
penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
largess - generous gift (given to people who do not have enough)