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::: diminution - lessening; reduction in size; V. diminish
::: topple - become unsteady and fall down
::: preposterous - absurd; completely unreasonable; ridiculous
::: adjuration - solemn urging; V. adjure: entreat earnestly; enjoin solemnly
::: intoxicate - make drunk; stimulate or excite; Ex. intoxicated by all the money he might win
::: decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
::: decorous - proper (in behavior, conduct, or appearance)
::: harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
::: chagrin - annoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)
::: scintillate - sparkle; flash; be animated; be full of life; Ex. scintillating conversation