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::: dissipate - squander; waste foolishly; scatter
::: protocol - diplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.
::: wither - (of a plant) dry up from loss of moisture; lose freshness; shrivel; decay
::: analogous - comparable; similar
::: maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer
::: nexus - connection
::: coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
::: salacious - lascivious; lustful; Ex. salacious monk
::: hut - crude dwelling; shack
::: gourmand - epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink