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proponent
n-one who puts forward a proposal; one who supports a cause or belief
statute
n- a law
reek
n-an unpleasant smell;v-to give off unpleasant smells; to give a strong impression
squander
v-to spend foolishly, waste
staccato
adj-detached of disconnected in sound or style
relentless
adj-unyielding, harsh, without pity
rivulet
n-a small stream
quaver
v-to shake, tremble; to trill
recoil
v-to spring back, shrink;n-the act of springing back
recoup
v-to make up for, regain
brevity
n-shortness
enlightened
adj-free from ignorance and false ideas; possessing sound understanding
garble
v-to distort in such a way as to make unintelligible
forestall
v-to prevent by acting first
depreciation
n-a lessening in value; a belittling
comport
v-to conduct or bear oneself, behave; to be in agreement
divulge
v-to tell, reveal; to make public
deteriorate
v-to lower in quality or value; to wear away
demure
adj-sober or serious in manner, modest
concise
adj-expressing much in a few words