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Shrivel
[v] lose momentum, will, or desire; become insignificant or ineffectual
Burlesque
[n] an absurd or comically exaggerated imitation of something; a parody
Mar
[v] impair the quality or appearance of
Parable
[n] a simple story used to illustrate a moral or spiritual lesson, as told by Jesus in the Gospels
Exude
[v] (of a person) display (an emotion or quality) strongly and openly
Vaudeville
[n] a type of entertainment
Serene
[adj] calm, peaceful, and untroubled
Commend
[v] 1. praise formally or officially
2. recommend
Resuscitate
[v] revive (someone) from unconsciousness or apparent death;
make (something) active or vigorous again
Assimilate
[v] take in and understand fully (information or ideas)
Coherent
[adj] (of an argument, theory, or policy) logical and consistent;
(of a person) able to speak clearly and logically
Obliterate
[v] destroy utterly; wipe out
Succumb to
[v] die from the effect of a disease or injury
Vestment
[n] a garment, especially a ceremonial or official robe
Tremor
[n] an involuntary quivering movement
Quiver
[v] tremble or shake with a slight rapid motion
Agnostic
[n] a person who believes that nothing is known or can be known of the existence or nature of God
Disposition
[n] an inclination or tendency
Covenant
[n] an agreement
Autonomy
[n] the right or condition of self-government;
freedom from external control or influence; independence