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Attribute

Quality or characteristic

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Belittle

Make something smaller

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Convey

To transport; to move; to communicate

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Doctrine

A belief, principle, or teaching

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Excise

Remove by cutting

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Haggard

Thin, pale, and careworn as a result of worrying or suffering

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Jaunty

Lively, easy, and carefree in manner

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Menial

Lowly and lacking importance or dignity

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Parry

Deflect or avoid

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Ravage

To destroy

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Tawdry

Showy and flashy but lacking good taste

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Turncoat

Someone who switches to the opposing side

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Unassuming

Modest

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Wallow

To roll in a helpless, lazy, or clumsy way

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Waver

To move to and fro, become unsteady