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::: frustrate - thwart; defeat; prevent from accomplishing a purpose
::: slake - satisfy (thirst); quench; sate
::: audacious - daring; bold; N. audacity
::: halting - hesitant; faltering; not fluent; Ex. halting steps/voice; V. halt: proceed or act with uncertainty; falter; hesitate; waver; stop
::: devolve - deputize; pass or be passed to others (power, work, or property); Ex. devolve on/upon/to
::: shackle - chain; fetter; confine with shackles; N.
::: facsimile - copy
::: scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
::: phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
::: exodus - departure (of a large number of people)