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expurgate - clean; remove offensive parts of a book
persevere - continue steadily in spite of difficulties
laggard - slow; sluggish; N: one who lags; straggler
consummate - complete; V.
unexceptionable - entirely acceptable; not offering any basis for criticism
understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
cremate - incinerate (a corpse); N. crematory, crematorium
muster - gather; assemble (troops); Ex. muster up one's strength for the ordeal; N.
periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
buttress - support; prop up; N. stationary structure to support wall; Ex. flying buttress