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blighted - suffering from a disease; destroyed
corroborate - confirm; support; strengthen
delve - dig; search deeply; investigate
materialism - preoccupation with physical comforts and things; excessive regard for worldly concerns (rather than spiritual matters)
congruence - correspondence of parts; harmonious relationship; CF. congruity
progenitor - ancestor
graze - (of an animal) feed on growing grass; cause (an animal) to feed on grass; scrape (esp. the skin) or touch lightly in passing; brush; Ex. We can't graze the cattle till summer; N: surface wound
surly - bad-tempered; rude; cross
excerpt - selected passage (written or musical) taken from a longer work; V.
engender - cause; produce; give rise to