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::: curtail - shorten; reduce
::: dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
::: pulverize - crush or grind into very small particles
::: harry - harass, annoy, torment (by repeated attacks); raid
::: scrimmage - disorderly fight between two or more people
::: repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion
::: hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
::: skirmish - minor fight; minor battle in war; V.
::: anguish - acute pain; extreme suffering
::: deterrent - something that discourages or deters