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desolate - make desolate; forsake; abandon and desert
subsistence - existence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level)
statute - law enacted by the legislature
modicum - limited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate
irrepressible - unable to be restrained or held back; impossible to hold back
intolerant - not willing to accept ways of thinking different from one's own; CF. tolerant; CF. tolerate
invincible - unconquerable
malleable - (of a metal) capable of being shaped by pounding(beating); pliable; (of someone) impressionable(easily influenced); easily controlled; tractable
shunt - move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.
shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)