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whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
omnivorous - eating both plant and animal food; devouring everything
stammer - speak with involuntarily pauses or repetitions
precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
defame - harm someone's reputation; malign; speak evil of; slander; N. defamation; ADJ. defamatory
inane - silly; senseless; Ex. inane remarks; N. inanity
excerpt - selected passage (written or musical) taken from a longer work; V.
slacken - slow up; loosen; make or become slack
impale - pierce (with a sharp point); Ex. impaled by the spear
incinerate - burn to ashes