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haven - place of safety; refuge; harbor; Ex. tax haven
abrasive - rubbing away; tending to grind down
gull - trick; deceive; hoodwink; N: person who is easily tricked; dupe
protract - prolong; lengthen in time; draw out
annihilate - destroy
attrition - rubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
elliptical - elliptic; oval; of an ellipse; containing an ellipsis; ambiguous either purposely or because key words have been left out
rhapsodize - speak or write in an exaggeratedly enthusiastic manner; Ex. rhapsodize over the beauty of the scenery
ambrosia - food of the gods
comeback - retort; quick clever reply; return to former status