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shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
threadbare - worn through till the threads show; shabby and poor; hackneyed; Ex. threadbare excuses
allegory - story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable
suppliant - entreating; beseeching; N.
delirium - mental disorder marked by confusion; uncontrolled excitement; ADJ. delirious
converge - approach; tend to meet; come together
ultimatum - last demand; last warning; last statement of conditions that must be met; Ex. They have ignored our ultimatum.
catastrophe - calamity ; disaster
iridescent - exhibiting rainbowlike colors; Ex. iridescent oil slick; N. iridescence