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recast - reconstruct (a sentence, story, statue, etc.); fashion again
impetuous - violent; hasty; rash; impulsive; without careful thought; Ex. impetuous decision
ramshackle - (of a building or vehicle) poorly constructed; rickety; falling apart
parsimony - stinginess; excessive frugality; ADJ. parsimonious
discretion - prudence; ability to adjust actions to circumstances; freedom of action or judgment; ADJ. discreet; CF. discretionary
apologist - one who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia
disembark - debark; go ashore (from a ship); unload cargo from a ship; CF. embark
insomnia - wakefulness; inability to sleep
fiasco - total failure; CF. bottle
causal - implying a cause-and-effect relationship; N. causality