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brevity
shortness
comport
to conduct or bear oneself; behave; to be in agreement
concise
expressing much in a few words
demure
sober or serious in manner; modest
depreciation
a lessening in value; belittle
deteriorate
to lower in quality or value; to wear away
divulge
to tell; reveal to public
englightened
free from ignorance and false ideas; possessing sound understanding
forestall
to prevent by acting first
garble
to distort in such a way as to make unintelligible
proponent
one who puts forward a proposal; one who supports a cause or belief
quaver
shake; tremble; to trill
recoil
to spring break; shrink; n-the act of springing back
recoup
to make up for; regain
reek
an unpleasant smell; to give off unpleaseant smells; to give a strong impression
relentless
unyielding, harsh, wihtout pity
rivulet
a small stream
squander
to spend foolishly, waste
staccato
detached or disconnected in sound or style
statute
a law