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Prune

To trim

Squalid

Dirty and demeaning

Sullied

Made dirty or impure

Prescience

Foreknowledge

Demur

Object; hesitate to accept

Duplicity

Cunning; deception

Exigency

Urgent matter

Expostulate

Offer strong objections

Inefficacious

Ineffective

Pine

Grieve

Prudish

Narrow-minded

Quixotic

Impractically idealistic

Stipple

Cover with dots of paint

Adumbrate

Outline; indicate

Cognitive

Concerned with thinking

Deign

Condescend

Fervid

Passionate

Gall

Bitterness (bad feeling)

Preternatural

Unnatural; abnormal

Quell

Suppress

Score

Written form of music

Abut

To adjoin

Consternation

Worry and concern

Gavel

Judge's hammer

Steep

to soak in water

Tamp

To plug; press loose

Venturing

Hazarding; risking

Wry

Dryly humorous

Arduous

Hard

Decimated

Kill or destroy

Fledge

Grow feathers

Gouge

Cut or dig out

Picayune

Insignificant

Riveting

Fascinating

Soliloquy

Solo speech

Transcendental

Supernatural

Veritable

True; genuine

Condescension

Talking down to someone

Divest

Remove; take off

Eddy

Circular current

Epaulent

Shoulder decoration

Fallacy

Misconception