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::: devolve - deputize; pass or be passed to others (power, work, or property); Ex. devolve on/upon/to
::: convert - one who has adopted a different religion or opinion; V: change into another form; (persuade to) adopt a particular religion or belief
::: malingerer - one who feigns illness to escape duty; V. malinger: feign illness to avoid work
::: rubble - fragments (esp. from a destroyed building)
::: verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
::: haggard - wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners
::: indigence - poverty
::: constitution - constituting; system of laws; composition of something; physical makeup or structure of a person; Ex. men with strong constitutions
::: repel - drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion
::: ruthless - pitiless; merciless; cruel