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increment - increase
halfhearted - exhibiting little interest or enthusiasm
veracity - truthfulness; adherence to the truth
evanescent - fleeting; vanishing; soon disappearing; V. evanesce
precipice - cliff; dangerous position; Ex. on the edge of the precipice
insidious - treacherous; stealthy; sly; working or spreading harmfully in a stealthy manner; Ex. insidious spreading of dry rot
contingent - dependent on something uncertain or in the future; conditional; happening by chance; accidental; N: a group of soldiers, ships to a larger force; CF. contingency: future event that may or may not occur; possibility; Ex. prepare for every contingency
dispel - scatter; drive away; cause to vanish
quash - crush; suppress; squash; subdue; annul; Ex. quash a rebellion/the decision of the low court
compulsion - compelling; strong desire that is difficult to control; irresistible impulse