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Abrade
(v) to wear away or rub off; to wear down in spirit
Abstruse
(adj) complex and difficult to comprehend
Benediction
(n) Aformal bllessing
Cessation
(n) The act of drawing to a close
Decalogue
(n) the 10 commandments
Garner
(v) to amass, gather or accumulate
Homage
(n) Display of special respect or honor
Laggard
(n) one who lags behind or loiters
Largess
(n) Generously bestowed gifts
Mitigate
(v) To moderate (lessen the degree or impact)
Occolude
(v) to obstruct (something closed off or bloacked)
Pander
(v) - gratify or indulge (an immoral or distasteful desire, need, or habit or a person with such a desire)

(n)- a pimp
Perfidy
(n) Treachery (untrustworthiness)
Procrustean
(adj) Seeking to enforce doctrines or theories by violently eliminating all possible alternative viewpoints
Reconnoiter
(v) To survey, make a reconnaissance of, explore; investigate
Rusticate
(v) To move (a person) to the country
Serpentine
(adj) Snake-like
Temblor
(n) An earthquake
Triennial
(adj) Occuring every three years
Vindictive
(adj) Proven correct or innocent despite previous indications to the contrary