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abrasion
n. A wearing away or rubbing away by friction.
2. A scraped or worn area
ABRASIVE adj. 1. causing wear by rubbing 2. harsh or rough in manner; irritating
clad
adj. clothed or covered
corroborate
v. To provide evidence to make more certain; to confirm
cursory
adj. Done in a hurry and with little attention to detail.
dehydrate
v. 1. To remove the water from
2. To become dry; to lose water from
DEHYDRATION; n. The state of being dehydrated.
derive
v. 1. To take, or receive from a source.
2. To obtain through reasoning
electrify
v. 1. To wire or equip with electric power
2. To thrill or shock
endeavor
v. To attempt earnestly

n. A serious, earnest effort toward a goal.
gingerly
adj. Cautious; very careful

adv. with extreme care or concern
grimace
v. to make a face expressing feelings of pain, disgust, or contempt.
n. a facial expression that seems to express pain, contempt, or disgust
gruesome
adj. Causing shock or horror
inventory
n. 1. A list of possessions or goods on hand
2. The stock of goods on hand
v. To make a complete list of
simulate
v. 1. To take on the qualities of another; to imitate
2. To pretend
SIMULATED adj. made to look genuine
SIMULATION n. An imitation of a possible situation
succumb
v. 1. To give up or give in to; to yield.
2. To cease to exist; to die
surmise
v. To suppose something without sufficient evidence.
n. A guess