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atrophy
to waste away, to wither
if muscles to not receive enough blood, they will soon ATROPHY and die
barren
incapable of life, infertile
comprehensive
thorough, covering a lot, complete
temper
to calm, to moderate between 2 extremes
subtle
not easily seen, not obvious
retract
to take back (as in a statement), to disclaim
prodigal
wasteful, spendthrift
certitude
certainty, sureness
dawdle
to linger, to waste time
document
to support(as evidence)
exacting
picky, demanding, harsh
fetter
1. a chain, shackles
2. to bind, to tie down, to hinder
nefarious
evil, villainous
nuance
a subtlety, a slight variation in meaning or color, a shade
willful
deliberate, intentional, strong-willed, stubborn
vilify
to defame, to destroy one's reputation
soporific
sleep inducing, boring
mire
n. a messy, muddy situation
v. to become entangled, to ensnare
snare
to trap, to entangle, to become mired
qualify
1. to have the proper qualifications
2. to restrict or limit the meaning of
predecessor
one who comes before another
parody
to mock by humorous imitation
perfunctory
careless, superficial
induce
to persuade, to cause
knit
1. to ew, to fuse
2. to "skrinch" together (eyebrows)