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abate - subside or moderate
pastoral - rural; of rural life; idyllic; of a pastor
inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
propound - put forth for consideration or analysis; set forth; Ex. propound a problem/theory
disingenuous - not naive; not candid; sophisticated; worldly wise; OP. ingenuous
dross - waste matter; worthless impurities
dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
tenancy - possession of land or building by rent; period of a tenant's occupancy
oblivious - inattentive or unmindful; unaware; wholly absorbed; forgetful(having the habit of forgetting)
verbalize - put into words; ADJ. verbal: of words; spoken rather than written; oral; of a verb