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ratify - approve formally; confirm; verify
allegory - story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable
heterogeneous - dissimilar; mixed; not homogeneous; consisting of dissimilar elements or plants
confidant - (confidante) trusted friend (to whom one tells one's secret)
antithesis - contrast; direct opposite of or to; ADJ. antithetic or antithetical
outmoded - no longer in fashion or use; no longer stylish; old-fashioned
falter - hesitate; weaken in purpose or action; walk or move unsteadily through weakness; N.
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
congeal - freeze; coagulate
console - lessen sadness or disappointment; give comfort; allay the sorrow of; N. consolation