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syllogism - logical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument
innocuous - harmless
iconoclastic - attacking cherished traditions; N. iconoclast: one who attacks traditional ideas; one who destroys sacred images
desolate - make desolate; forsake; abandon and desert
parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
oscillate - vibrate pendulumlike; waver
atrophy - wasting away; V: weaken and lose flesh and muscle (through lack of blood or lack of use)
stupefy - stun; make numb (as with a drug); amaze
sheaf - bundle of stalks of grain; any bundle of things tied together
throb - (of a heart or machine) beat rapidly or violently; N. Ex. hearthrob: heartbeat; sweetheart