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Attenuate

V. To make thin; to lessen the force, magnitude, or value of

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Cavil

V. To raise trivial objections or criticisms

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Cavort

V. To bound about in a sprightly manner; to have lively fun

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Desultory

Adj. lacking in plan or purpose; lacking rational sequence or connection

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Fawn

V. To seek favour by groveling or flattery

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Potable

Adj. drinkable

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Tonic

N. a medicine or agent that invigorates and refreshes
Adj. causing mental, physical, or emotional vigor

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Untenable

Adj. unable to be defended

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Votary

N. a committed follower of a religion or cult; an enthusiast or devoted admirer

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Caprice

Adj. Changing feelings, mind often

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Categorical

Adj. having no exceptions or conditions

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Devout

N. One who devotes to religion

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Dexterous

Adj. Skillful

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Doyen

N. Experienced elderly member, senior of a group

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Drawl

V. To talk using lengthened vowel sounds

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Extant

Adj. Existing (currently or still)

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Indict

V. to formally accuse of a crime

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Meteoric

Adj. Relating to meteor, something fast

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Potentate

N. a ruler with strong power

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Resurgence

N. Coming into existence, activity, prominence again

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Usurp

V. To seize in possession of right, power, or role of another