vocab unit 4

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  1. the wasting away of a body organ or tissue
    atrophy
  2. a fortified place
    bastion
  3. a state of agreement, harmony, a treaty or pact
    concord
  4. complete or perfect in the highest degree
    consummate
  5. disorder, confusion
    disarray
  6. urgency, pressure; an emergency
    exigency
  7. floating debris/homeless or impoverished people
    flotsam
  8. frenzied, highly agitated
    frenetic
  9. to gather bit by bit, collect
    glean
  10. a type of game bird/to complain grumble
    grouse
  11. to imprison, fail
    incarcerate
  12. obligatory, required/one who holds a specific office
    incumbent
  13. humorous, jesting, joking
    jocular
  14. ridiculous, laughable, absurd
    ludicrous
  15. biting or caustic in thought or manner, sharply or bitterly harsh
    mordant
  16. a prickly plant/ to irritate severely
    nettle
  17. consisting of or measured in money
    pecuniary
  18. cowardly or mean spirited
    pusillanimous
  19. reclining position
    recumbent
  20. a scheme to outwit or deceive an opponent
    stratagem
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