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::: bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate
::: militate - work against; Ex. militate against the chances of promotion; CF. serve as a soldier
::: pith - core or marrow; spongelike substance in the center of stems; essence; substance
::: inculcate - teach (ideas or principles); instill
::: invocation - prayer for help (used in invoking); calling upon as a reference or support; act of invoking
::: immure - imprison; shut up in confinement; CF. wall
::: amity - friendship; peaceful relationship as between nations
::: fluency - smoothness of speech; ADJ. fluent
::: fritter - waste (time or money on unimportant things)
::: striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line