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generic - characteristic of an entire class or species; of a genus
attrition - rubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
assent - agree; accept; N. assessment
gild - cover with a thin layer of gold
extrude - force or push out; thrust out; shape (plastic or metal) by forcing through a die
bilious - suffering from indigestion; sick from having too much bile; irritable; easily irritated
stipend - pay for services
dubious - questionable; (of something) causing doubt; (of someone) filled with doubt; N. dubiety
impenetrable - not able to be pierced or entered; beyond understanding; impossible to understand; Ex. impenetrable mystery
viscid - adhesive; gluey