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comport
v. to conduct or bear oneself, behave, be in agreement
concise
adj. expressing much in a few words
demure
adj. sober or serious in manner, modest
depreciation
n. a lessening in value, a belittling
deteriorate
v. to lower in quality or value, to wear away
divulge
v. to tell, reveal, to make public
enlightened
free from ignorance and false ideas, possessing sound understanding
forestall
v. to prevent by acting first
garble
v. to distort in such a way as to make unintelligible
proponent
n. one who puts forward a proposal, one who supports a cause or belief
quaver
v. to shake, tremble, to trill
recoil
v. to spring back, shrink
n. the act of springing back
recoup
v. to make up for, regain
reek
n. an unpleasant smell
v. to give off unpleasant smells, to give a strong impression
relentless
adj. unyielding, harsh, without pity