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macerate - soften by soaking in liquid; waste away; Ex. macerate powdered wood to make paper
forsake - desert; abandon; renounce
requiem - mass for the dead; dirge
debonair - (of men) friendly, charming, and fashionably dressed; aiming to please; CF. of good disposition
upbraid - reprimand; severely scold
opiate - medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium
squelch - produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.
hoary - white with age
boor - rude, insensitive person
infirmity - weakness