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regale - entertain
cleave - split or sever; cling to; remain faithful to; N. cleavage; ADJ. cloven
succumb - yield (to something overwhelming); give in; die; Ex. succumb to the illness
retroactive - taking effect before its enactment (as a law) or imposition (as a tax); (of a law) having effect on the past as well as the future
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
provincial - pertaining to a province; limited in outlook; narrow; unsophisticated
docket - program as for trial; book where such entries are made; list of things to be done; agenda; label fixed to a package listing contents or directions; V: describe in a docket
regimen - prescribed course of diet or exercise; prescribed diet and habits; Ex. daily regimen of a dancer
fluted - having vertical parallel grooves (as in a pillar); V. flute: make long parallel inward curves in; N. flute: long rounded groove incised on the shaft of a column
irreparable - not able to be corrected or repaired; impossible to repair