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brevity
shortness
comport
to conduct or beear oneself, behave
concise
expressing much in a few words
demure
seriousness in manner, modest
depreciation
lessening in value
deteriorate
to wear away
divulge
to reveal, tell, make public
enlightened
free from ignorance and false ideas
forestall
to prevent
garble
jumble, scramble
proponent
supporter
quaver
to shake, tremble
recoil
to spring back
recoup
to make up for, regain
reek
unpleasant smell
relentless
unyielding, harsh
rivulet
small stream
squander
to spend foolishly, waste
staccato
detatched or disconnected in sound or style
statute
law