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abrogate
to repeal, cancel

annul, revoke
reaffirm, renew, ratify
ambient
completely surrounding, encompassing
asperity
roughness, severity, bitterness or tartness

rigor
softness, lenience
burnish
to make smooth or glossy by rubbing, polish

shine, buff
tarnish, dull, abrade
cabal
a small group working in secret

clique, ring, gang
delectable
delightful, highly enjoyable, deliciously flavored

delicious, scrumptious
repugnant, repulsive, distasteful
deprecate
to belittle, to express mild disapproval
detritus
loose bits or pieces that cause disintegration or wearing away

debris, wreckage, riuns, rubble
ebullient
overflowing with excitement or enthusiasim

exhilarated, elated, exuburent
gloomy, morose, sullen
eclectic
drawn from different sources, one whose beliefs are drawn from various sources

selective, synthetic
uniform, monolithic
flaccid
limp, not firm, lacking in vigor or effectiveness

soft, flabby
hard, firm, solid
impecunious
having little or no money

penniless, impoverished, indigent
affluent, wealthy, prosperpous, rich
inexorable
inflexible, beyond influence, relentless, unyielding

inescapable, ineluctable, obdurate
avoidable, yielding, pilant
moribund
dying, on the way out

obsolescent
flourishing, thriving
necromancer
magician or wizard, one who claims to see or influence the future, especailly with communicating with the dead

sorcerer, conjurer
onerous
burdensome, invovling hardship or difficulty

opressive, weighty
light, easy, undemanding, untaxing
rife
common, prevalent, wdiespread, plentiful, abundant, abounding

devoid of, lacking
rudiments
the parts of any subject or discipline that are learned first

fundamentals, basics
sequester
to set apart, separate for a special purpose

seclude, segregate, isolate, closet
winnow
to get rid of something unwanted, to sift through to find something disireable

sift, strain, filter, sort
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unit 11