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atrophy
the wasting away or body organs or tissue; to waste away
bastion
a fortified place; stronghold
concord
a state of agreement
consummate
complete or perfect in the highest degree; state of perfection
disarray
disorder, confusion; to throw into disorder
exigency
urgency, pressure; urgent demand
flotsam
floating debris; homeless, impoverished people
frenetic
frenzied, highly agitated
glean
to gather bit by bit; to gather small quatities of grain lefft in the field by reapers
grouse
a type of game bird; a complaint; to complain
incarcerate
to imprison
incumbent
obligatory, required; one who holds a specific office at the time spoken of
jocular
humorous, jesting, jolly, joking
ludicrous
ridiculous, laughable, absurd
mordant
biting or caustic in thought, manner or style
nettle
a prickly or stinging plant; to arouse with impatience or anger; to vex
pecuniary
consisting of or measured money
pusillanimous
cowardly or mean spirited
recumbent
in a reclining position, lying down, in the position of sleeping or resting
stratagem
a scheme to outwit or decieve an opponent