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atrophy
to weaken from disuse
abate
to subside, to decrease in intensity.
porous
filled with many holes
wane
to grow smaller or less intense
lassitude
a feeling of weakness
undermine
to weaken or diminish something
obsequious
overly submissive
attrition
a wearing away of strength or morale
enervate
to weaken someon's vitality
vulnerable
prone to attack or harm
ebb
to decrease or decline slowly
compliant
submissive, conciliatory, yield
debilitate
to sap the strength of, to cripple
placid
calm
inert
sluggish, inactive
listless
sluggish, without energy
quiescent
resting, quiet
serene
tranquil, calm, placid
static
stationary
lethargic
lazy, sluggish
moratorium
postponement, delay
stagnate
to become inactive, idle
torpor
lethargy, apathy
respite
rest, time of relief, pause
hiatus
a break in the continuity of something, discontinuity
torpid
hibernating, dormant.
belligerent
warlike, quarrelsome
irascible
easily angered
volatile
explosive, evaporate quickly
rebuttal
refutation, opposing response to an argument.
refute
to disprove
incite
to urge into action
pugnacious
quarrelsome, warlike
bellicose
warlike in manner
harass
to bother, to annoy
assail
to attack or assault
tumultuous
violently agitated
instigate
to goad, to urge on
provocative
tending to aggravate or stimulate
acrimony
bitterness of feeling, harsh words
appalling
shocking, causing dismay
cacophony
discord, harsh sounds
abysmal
extremely bad, wretched
acrid
harsh smelling or tasting
blatant
very conspicuous, annoyingly loud
deplorable
worthy of reproach or censure
egregious
conspicuously bad, flagrant
lurid
shocking; sensational
noisome
offensive to the senses or the health
flagrant
offensively bad, reprehensible
heinous
cruel, shockingly evil
astringent
caustic, pungent.
ambulatory
capable of moving around
deviate
to swerve or deflect
influx
a flowing in
meander
to wander aimlessly
peripatetic
traveling from place to place
impel
to put into motion, to urge
expedite
to speed up the progress of
itinerant


(hint: perambulate)
traveling from place to place
nomadic
wandering without a permanent home
peripheral
located on the outer boundary
compel
to urge into action by force
vagrant
wandering from place to place
perambulate
to move about
raze
to destroy completely
jettison
to throw overboard
abort
to terminate permaturely
purge
to cleanse of something unwanted
forgo
to give something up
deplete
to decrease the supply
dearth
lack; scarcity
rescind
to take back, to cancel
efface
to erase by rubbing
abdicate
to give up power
renounce
to give up in a formal announcement
relinquish
to abandon or give up
altruism
unselfishly generous; selflessness (not selfishness~!!!)
amiable
friendly, agreeable
philanthropist
one who does good, lover of humankind
congenial
friendly, pleasant
munificent
generous
decorum
propriety, good manner
amity
friendship
decorous
exhibiting decorum, civilized
affable
friendly, kind
gregarious
sociable
magnanimous
generous, big-hearted
geniality
cheerfulness