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shuffle - mix together; jumble; move (something) from one place to another; slide (the feet) along the ground while walking; Ex. shuffle papers from one pile to another; N.
dire - warning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food
erode - eat away; wear away gradually by abrasion; Ex. The sea erodes the rocks.
abide - dwell; abide by: comply with; put up with; tolerate; Ex. abide by the rules; Ex. I can't abide rude people.
expenditure - payment or expense; expending; something expended; output; Ex. receipt for the expenditure; Ex. expenditure of all the energy
amputate - cut off part of body; prune (a limb)
distract - take (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted
undermine - weaken gradually; sap; dig a mine beneath
abject - (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
residual - remaining; left over; of a residue; N: residue