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atrophy
(n.)any progressive decline or failure, specifically with muscle or tissue

(v.)to waste away
bastion
(n.) a fortified place
concord
(n.)a state of agreement, harmony
consummate
(adj.)complete, perfect

(v.)to bring to a state of perfection
disarray
(n.)disorder, confusion

(v.) to throw into disorder
exigency
(n., often pl.)urgency
flotsam
(n.)floating debris
frenetic
(adj.)frenzied
glean
(v.) to gather bit by bit
grouse
(n.)a complaint

(v.)to complain
incarcerate
(v.)to imprison
incumbent
(adj.)obligatory, required

(n.)one whoe holds a specific office at the time spoken of
jocular
(adj.)jolly, joking
ludicrous
(adj.)ridiculous, absurd

(n.)a rapper
mordant
(adj.)sharply or bitterly harsh
nettle
(n.)a prickly plant

(v.)to arouse displeasure
pecuniary
(adj.)of or related to money
pusillanimous
(adj.)cowardly and mean-spirited
recumbent
(adj.)lying down
stratagem
(n.)a scheme to outwit an opponent