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::: overblown - inflated; exaggerated
::: militate - work against; Ex. militate against the chances of promotion; CF. serve as a soldier
::: rubble - fragments (esp. from a destroyed building)
::: diligence - steadiness of effort; persistent hard work
::: serrated - having a sawtoothed edge; Ex. serrated leaf
::: maternal - motherly; N. maternity: motherhood
::: fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.
::: defeatist - resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
::: proscribe - prohibit; ostracize; banish; outlaw
::: irreparable - not able to be corrected or repaired; impossible to repair