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sap - diminish; weaken; undermine the foundations of (a fortification); Ex. The element kryptonite sapped his strength.
insightful - discerning; perceptive
militia - army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers
refulgent - effulgent; brilliant; brightly shining; gleaming; Ex. refulgent moon
grumble - complain; mutter discontentedly; grouch; N.
penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
apoplexy - stroke; loss of consciousness caused by too much blood in the brain
herald - messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher
blandishment - flattery