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  1. attenuate
    to become thin, to lessen amount
  2. behemoth
    something or someone of enormous size or power
  3. disinter
    to dig up
  4. impinge
    to go beyond desirable or established limits, to come into contact with
  5. multifarious
    varied
  6. oxymoron
    a combination of words that is contradictory
  7. plenitude
    an abundance
  8. postulate
    to assume as a fact based on the best valuable evidence
  9. prevail
    to prove superior in power, to remain in effect
  10. putrefy
    to become rotten
  11. salubrious
    beneficial to health
  12. succulent
    fresh and juicy
  13. tundra
    flat, treeless plains of the arctic regions
  14. unequivocal
    leaving no room for misunderstanding
  15. vicissitudes
    changes of fortune
  16. amity
    friendship
  17. animadversion
    a hostile comment
  18. antithetical
    being in direct and outspoken opposition
  19. bellicoze
    warlike
  20. bucolic
    rustic
  21. craven
    utterly lacking courage
  22. exalt
    to raise in rank
  23. impugn
    to attack as false
  24. introspective
    inclined to look inward and examine one's thoughts or feelings
  25. metier
    work for which one is particularly suited
  26. penurious
    marked by extreme poverty, stingy
  27. privation
    a lack of comfort
  28. sobriquet
    a nickname
  29. tantamount
    equivalent to
  30. throes
    conditions of painful or difficult change

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