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atrophy
to waste away
deterioration
bastion
a fortified place, stronghold
concord
a treaty/pact
consummate
-complete or perfect in the highest degree
-to bring to a state of completion or perfection
disarray
disorder/confusion
exigency
urgency/pressure/requirement
flotsam
floating debris
homeless people
frenetic
highly agitated
frantic
glean
to gather bit by bit
collect
grouse
-a type of bird/complaint
-to complain/gripe
incarcerate
-to confine/imprison
-syn.=immure
incumbent
-required/one who holds a specific office at the time spoken of
-syn.=mandatory/necessary
jocular
humorous/joking/witty
ludicrous
ridiculous/absurd/preposterous
mordant
bitterly harsh/scathing
nettle
to arouse displeasure/to annoy
pecuniary
of or related to money/financial
pusillanimous
cowardly or mean spirited
recumbent
-in a reclining position/lying down
-inactive
stratagem
-a scheme to outwit or deceive an opponent or to gain an end
-to trick