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::: attenuate - make thin; weaken
::: incur - bring upon oneself
::: depose - dethrone; remove from office; give a deposition; testify
::: imperil - put in danger
::: decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
::: beset - harass or trouble from all directions; hem in
::: dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
::: rakish - jaunty; stylish; sporty; morally corrupt; dissolute; Ex. He wore his hat at a rakish and jaunty angle.
::: irony - hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
::: taut - tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack