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undermine - weaken gradually; sap; dig a mine beneath
berate - scold strongly
bland - soothing or mild (food); agreeable; causing no trouble or offence
apothecary - druggist; pharmacist
knell - tolling of a bell especially to indicate a funeral, disaster, etc.; sound of the funeral bell; V.
concoct - prepare by mixing or combining; make up in concert; devise (something false) so as to deceive; Ex. concoct an elaborate excuse for being late; N. concoction
bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
portly - stout; corpulent
trappings - outward decorations; ornaments (as an outward sign of rank)
pulse - rhythmical throbbing of arteries; brief sudden change in a normally constant quantity; V: pulsate