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Abrogate
To abolish, to do away with, or annul, esp. by authority
Harried
To disturb or distress by or as if by repeated attacks; harass
Incredulous
Skeptical, disbelieving
Subaquean
Below Water
Flotsam
Wreckage or cargo that remains afloat after a ship has sunk. Flaoting refuse or debris.
Serpentine
Of or resembling a serpent, as in form or movement, sinuous
Portent
An indication of something important or calamitous about to occur; an omen
Compress
A machine which compresses things
ruminant
Characterized by the chewing of cud
Juxtapose
To place side by side, esp. for comparison or contrast
Undulant
Resembling waves in occurrence, appearance, or motion
Celerity
Swiftness of action or motion; speed
Vertiginous
Turning about an axis; revolving or whirling
Gratuitous
Given or granted withought return or recompense; unearned; doesn't need to be there
Roiling
To make (a liquid) muddy or cloudy by sitrring up sediment
Retrograde
Moving or tending backward
Paroxysm
A sudden outburst of emotion or action
Sentient
Experiencing sensation or feeling
Attenuation
Reduced or weakened, as in strength, value, or virulence
Acclivity
An upward slope, as of a hill
Ophidian
Of, relating to, or resembling snakes
Nimbus
A cloudy radiance said to surround a classical deity when on earth.
Risible
Relating to laughter or used in eliciting laughter
Pirogue
A canoe made from a hollowed tree trunk; a piragua
Suppurated
To form or discharge pus
Per diem
By the day; per day