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piecemeal - one part at a time; gradually; in stages; Ex. read a novel piecemeal
prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care
commonwealth - nation governed by the people; republic; people of a nation
presage - foretell; be a warning or sign of; N: presentiment; foreboding; omen
doddering - shaky; infirm from old age; V. dodder
exploit - brave and successful act; deed or action, particularly a brave deed; CF. crossing the Atlantic ocean
repeal - revoke; annul
whorl - ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers
discombobulated - discomposed; confused
encroachment - gradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon