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atrophy
n) the wasting away of a body organ or tissue; any progressive failure or decline. (v) to waste away
bastion
n) a fortified place, stronghold
concord
n) a state of agreement
consummate
adj) complete or perfection in the highest degree (v) to bring to a state of completion or perfection
disarray
n) disorder (v) to throw into disorder
exigency
c) urgency ; urgent demand
flotsam
n) floating debris; homeless
frenentic
adj) frenzied, highly agitated
glean
v) to gather bit by bit
grouse
n) a type of game bird: a complaint v) to complain
incarecerate
v) to imprison
icumbent
adj) obligatory, required
n) one who holds a office
jocular
adj) humorous, jesting
ludicrous
adj) ridiculous, laughable, absurd
mordant
adj) biting or causing in thought; sharply harsh
nettle
n) prickly plant (v) to displease
pecuniary
adj) consisting of or measured in money
pusillanimous
adj) comptemptibly coward or mean spirited
recumbent
adj) in a reclining position, lying down
strategem
n) a scheme to outwit or decieve an opponent
post
after
mort
death
mani
hand
patri
father
vi, vit
life