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atrophy
the wasting away of a body or tissue
atrophy
any progressive decline or failure
atrophy
to waste away
concord
a state of agreement, harmony unanimity
concord
a treaty, pact, covenant
consummate
complete or perfect in the highest defree
consummate
to bring to a stae of completion or perfection
disarray
disorder, confusion
disarray
to throw into disorder
exigency
urgency, pressure
exigency
urgent demand, pressing need
exigency
an emergency
flotsam
floating debris
flotsam
homeless
flotsam
impoverished people
frenetic
frenzied, agitated
glean
to gather bit by bit
glean
to gather small quantities of grain left in a field by reapers
grouse
a type of game bird
grouse
a complaint
grouse
to complain
grouse
to grumble
incarcerate
to imprison, confine, jail
incumbent
obligatory, required
incumbent
one who holds a specific office at the time spoken of
jocular
humorous, jesting, jolly, joking
ludicrous
ridiculous, laughable, absurd
mordant
biting or caustic in thought, manner, or style
mordant
sharply or bitterly harsh
nettle
a prickly or stinging plant
nettle
to arrouse displeasure, impatience, or anger
nettle
to vex or irritate severely
pecuniary
consisting of or measured in money
pecuniary
of or related to money
pusillanimous
contemptibly cowardly or mean-spirited
recumbent
in a recling position, lying down, in the posture of one sleeping resting
stratagem
a scheme to outwit or decieve an opponent or to gain an end