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impoverish - make poor; deprive of natural strength or something important; Ex. impoverished soil
machinations - evil schemes or plots; schemes or plots to achieve an evil end; V. machinate
sensuous - giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin
provision - act of providing; something provided; preparatory measure; provisions: necessary supplies (esp. food); stipulation; condition in an agreement; Ex. According to the provisions of the agreement
dwindle - shrink; reduce gradually
pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural
jingoist - extremely aggressive and militant patriot; warlike chauvinist; N. jingoism: extreme nationalism
decipher - decode; CF. indecipherable
bouillon - clear beef (or meat) soup
lachrymose - producing tears; tearful