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discomfit - frustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb
heedless - not noticing; disregarding
abate - subside or moderate
minutiae - petty or trivial details; CF. minutia
stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound
degenerate - become worse in quality; deteriorate; ADJ: having become worse; Ex. a degenerate species; N: depraved or corrupt person
eclipse - darken; extinguish; outshine; surpass; cause an eclipse
compulsory - obligatory; that must be done
perspicuity - clearness of expression; freedom from ambiguity
cerebral - pertaining to the brain or intellect; intellectual rather than emotional; CF. cerebrum