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To wear away or rub off; to wear down in spirit

verb
Abrade
Complex and difficult to comprehend

adjective
Abstruse
A formal blessing, an expression of good wishes

noun
Benediction
The act of drawing to a close

noun
Cessation
The ten commandments

noun
Decalogue
To amass, gather or accumulate

verb
Garner
Display of special respect or honor (to anything)

noun
Homage
One he loiters or stays behind

noun
Laggard
Generously bestowed gifts

noun
Largess
To moderate

verb
Mitigate
To obstruct; something thatis closed or blocked off

verb
Occlude
To appeal to the worst in someone

verb and noun
Pander
Treachery

noun
Perfidy
Seeking to enforce doctrines or theories by violently eliminating all possibe alternative viewpoints

adjective
Procrustean
To engage in reconnaisance (a search made for the purpose of gaining information likely to yield military advantage)

verb
Reconnoiter
To move (a person) to the country

verb
Rusticate
Snakelike

adjective
Serpentine
An earthquake

noun
Temblor
Ocurring every three years

adjective
Triennial
Mean-spirited; eager for revenge

adjective
Vindictive