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::: curtail - shorten; reduce
::: passive - not active; acted upon; receiving an action without acting in return; accepting without resistance
::: bombardment - attack (as with missiles or bombs); V. bombard
::: hostility - unfriendliness; hatred; enmity; ADJ. hostile
::: slander - defamation; utterance of false and malicious statements; V. ADJ. slanderous
::: tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
::: gradation - series of gradual stages; degree in such a progression
::: decadence - decay; fall to a lower level (of morality, civilization, or art); ADJ. decadent
::: nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
::: underhand - (underhanded) done slyly and secretly (being dishonest)