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the wasting away of a body organ or tissue; any progressive decline or failure; to waste away
atrophy
a fortified place, stronghold
bastion
a state of agreement, harmony, unanimity, a treaty, pact, covenant
concord
complete or perfect in the highest degree; to bring to a state of completion or perfection
consummate
disorder, confusion; to throw into disorder
disarray
urgency , pressure, urgent demand, pressing need, an emergency
exigency
floating debris, homeless, impoverished people
flotsam
frenzied, highly agitated
frenetic
to gather bit by bit , to gather small quantities of grain left in a field by reapers.
glean
a type of game bird, a complaint, to complain, grumble
grouse
to imprison, confine, jail
incarcerate
obligatory, required, one who holds a specific office at the time spoken of.
incumbent
humorous, jesting, jolly, joking
jocular
ridiculous, laughable, absurd
ludicrous
biting or caustic in thought, manner, or style, sharply or bitterly harsh
mordant
a prickly or stinging plant; to arouse displeasure, impatience, or anger, to vex or irritate severely
nettle
consisting of or measured in money; of or related to money
pecuniary
contemptibly cowardly or mean-spirited
pusillanimous
in a reclining position, lying down, in the posture of one sleeping or resting
recumbent
a scheme to outwit or deceive an opponent or to gain an end
stratagem