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(adj.) happening by chance or on an irregular basis
casual
(v.) to wear away gradually
erode
(adj.) lifelike, vivid; relating to the pictorial arts
graphic
(v.) to go through an area in order to procure votes, sales, or opinions
canvass
lure, beguile
entice
(n.) one who looks on or observes, a person present but not taking part
bystander
mistreated, ground underfoot
downtrodden
(v.) to speed up, cause to move faster; to bring about more quickly
accelerate
(v.) to thrash about in a clumsy or ineffective way
flounder
(adj.) sad, gloomy, unhappy
melancholy
(adj.) revolting, ghastly
gruesome
(v.) to approve, give formal approval to, confirm
ratify
(v.) to smother, prevent from breathing
stifle
(adj.) of no importance
puny
(n.) test, hardship
ordeal
(adj.) royal, kinglike
regal
(v.) to last, remain
persist
(v.) to evade or belittle a point by twisting words or raising minor objections
quibble
(v.) to make dry and thirsty
parch
(adj.) necessary to life
vital