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::: decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
::: dexterous - skillful; skill in using hands or mind; N. dexterity
::: grovel - crawl or creep on ground; remain prostrate; behave in a servile manner
::: ineffectual - not effective; not having a desired effect; weak
::: gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
::: replete - fully filled; filled to the brim or to the point of being stuffed; abundantly supplied; Ex. report replete with errors
::: injurious - harmful; causing injury
::: asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
::: expletive - meaningless word; interjection; profane oath; swear-word
::: waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack