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compulsive - resulting from compulsion
gull - trick; deceive; hoodwink; N: person who is easily tricked; dupe
elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
remediable - reparable
attrition - rubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
apiarist - person who keeps bees
episodic - (of a story or play) loosely connected; made up of separate and loosely connected parts; N. episode: incident in the course of an experience
incursion - temporary invasion; CF. excursion: short journey
effectuate - effect; produce; achieve; Ex. effectuate a reconciliation
galvanic - of the production of electricity by the action of an acid on a metal; having the effect of an electric shock; Ex. galvanic cell; galvanic effect; CF. Luigi Galvani