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::: garner - gather; store up; amass
::: dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
::: rectify - set right; correct; CF. rect-: right
::: austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
::: dawdle - loiter; hang around; waste time doing nothing
::: dissension - disagreement of opinions causing strife within a group
::: pretext - excuse
::: unobtrusive - inconspicuous; not blatant
::: bulge - protruding part; swelling of a surface; Ex. The apple made a bulge in his pocket; V: swell outward; protrude
::: teetotalism - practice of abstaining totally from alcoholic drinks; N. teetotaler;; ADJ. teetotal; CF. T + total