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shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
impregnable - invulnerable; impossible to capture or enter by force; Ex. impregnable fort/argument; CF. take
apprise - inform
flicker - burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement
universal - characterizing or affecting all; general; present everywhere; of the universe; cosmic; Ex. universal agreement; Ex. a subject of universal interest
crux - essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance
multifarious - varied; greatly diversified; Ex. multifarious activities
postmortem - autopsy; ADJ: occurring after death; of a postmortem
embrace - hug; clasp with the arms; adopt or espouse; accept readily; encircle; include; Ex. embrace the cause/socialism; Ex. all-embracing; CF. brace; CF. bracelet
continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent