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::: whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
::: adapt - make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
::: ideology - system of ideas characteristic of a group or culture
::: genre - particular variety of art or literature
::: brawl - noisy quarrel
::: jostle - shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds
::: cloister - monastery or convent
::: fervent - ardent; zealous; hot
::: dummy - imitation of a real object used as a substitute; effigy
::: caliber - ability; quality; diameter of the inside of a round cylinder; Ex. work of very high caliber