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1

attenuate (v)

to make thin or slender; to weaken or lessen in force, intensity; or value

2

cavil (v)/(n)

(v) to find fault in a petty way, carp
(n) a trivial objection or criticism

3

fraught (adj)

full of or loaded with; accompanied by

4

inure (v)

to toughen; harden; to render use to sth by long subjection or exposure

5

oscillate (v)

to swing back and forth with a steady rhythm; to fluctuate or waver

6

reconnoiter (v)

to engage in reconnaissance; to make a preliminary inspection

7

shambles (n)

a slaughterhouse; a place a mass bloodshed; a state of completely disorder and confusion, mess

8

askance (adv)

wth suspicion; distrust; or disapproval