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::: emaciated - thin and wasted (from hunger or illness)
::: volley - simultaneous discharge of a number of shots; V.
::: tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
::: cornucopia - horn (or horn-shaped container) overflowing with fruit and grain; symbol of abundance; horn of plenty
::: senility - old age; feeblemindedness of old age; ADJ. senile: resulting from old age; showing the weakness of body or mind from old age; Ex. senile dementia
::: narrative - related to telling a story; N: narrated account; story; V. narrate: tell (a story); CF. narration
::: exemplify - show by example; furnish an example; serve as an example of; Ex. His pictures exemplify that sort of painting.
::: vie - contend; compete
::: intransigence - refusal of any compromise; stubbornness; ADJ. intransigent: uncompromising
::: sleight - dexterity; CF. sleight of hand: legerdemain; quickness of the hands in doing tricks