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inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
superimpose - place over something else
supplicant - one who supplicates; ADJ.
dwindle - shrink; reduce gradually
demean - disgrace; humiliate; debase in dignity; behave
cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses
substantiate - support (a claim) with evidence; establish with evidence; verify
snivel - complain or whine tearfully; run at the nose; snuffle; Ex. Don't come back sniveling to me.
deserts - what someone deserves