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brevity
(noun) Shortness
comport
(verb) to conduct or bear oneself, behave; to be in agreement
concise
(adjective) expressing much in a few words
demure
(adjective) sober or serious in manner, modest.
depreciation
(noun) a lessing in value
deteriorate
(verb) to lower in quality or value; wear away
divulge
(verb) to tell, reveal
enlightened
(adjective) free from ignorance and false idea
forestall
(verb) to prevent by acting first
garble
(verb) to distort in such a way as to make unintelligible
proponent
(noun) one who puts forward a proposal; one who supports a cause or belief
quaver
(verb) to shake, tremble
recoil
(verb) to spring back, shrink
recoup
(verb) to make up for, regain
reek
(noun) an unpleasant smell
relentless
(adjective) unyielding, harsh
rivulet
(noun) a small stream
squander
(verb) to spend foolishly, waste
staccato
(adjective) detached or disconnected in sound or style
statute
(noun) a law