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::: brandish - wave around (a weapon); flourish
::: dwindle - shrink; reduce gradually
::: invoke - call and bring into use (a right or law); call on/upon (a higher power or god) for help; ask for; beg for; conjure (a spirit); Ex. invoke the veto power; Ex. invoke one's advisor/God
::: pragmatist - practical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things
::: dapper - neat and trim (in appearance); (of small men) neat in appearance and quick in movements; neat; spry
::: arduous - hard; strenuous; Ex. arduous work
::: latch - fastening or lock consisting of a movable bar that fits into a notch; V: close with a latch
::: precedent - something preceding in time which may be used as an authority or guide for future action; V. precede; CF. unprecedented
::: retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
::: genus - division of animals or plants, below a family and above a species