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::: macerate - soften by soaking in liquid; waste away; Ex. macerate powdered wood to make paper
::: explicit - totally clear; definite; outspoken
::: legacy - gift made by a will; something handed down from an ancestor
::: terse - concise; abrupt; pithy
::: ration - fixed portion; V: distribute as rations
::: waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack
::: rebuttal - refutation; response with contrary evidence; V. rebut: refute; disprove
::: reciprocate - do or give something in return; repay in kind; give or take mutually; interchange; move backwards and forwards; Ex. reciprocate his invitation by inviting him; N. reciprocity: reciprocal relationship; mutual interchange of advantages between two groups; Ex. reciprocity in trading rights
::: accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
::: recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement