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::: buttress - support; prop up; N. stationary structure to support wall; Ex. flying buttress
::: disengage - uncouple; separate; disconnect; stop fighting; OP. engage
::: predecessor - former occupant of a post
::: affluence - abundance; wealth
::: somnambulist - sleepwalker; V. somnambulate; N. somnambulism
::: gaunt - lean and angular; thin and bony; emaciated; barren
::: withhold - refuse to give; hold back; Ex. withholding tax
::: thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.
::: alias - an assumed name esp. by a criminal (usually to mislead people); ADV. alias
::: curtail - shorten; reduce