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provender - dry food for livestock; fodder
macerate - soften by soaking in liquid; waste away; Ex. macerate powdered wood to make paper
putrefy - make or become putrid; N. putrefaction
inveigh - denounce; utter censure or invective; Ex. inveigh against the evils of drink
dissertation - formal essay; treatise
assail - assault
whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
glimmer - shine erratically; twinkle; N: dim or unsteady light; faint indication; Ex. glimmer of hope
draconian - extremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician
epaulet - (epaulette) ornament worn on the shoulder (of a uniform, etc.)