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::: shaving - very thin piece, usually of wood (cut from a surface with a sharp blade)
::: falter - hesitate; weaken in purpose or action; walk or move unsteadily through weakness; N.
::: rationalize - make rational; devise false reasons for (one's behavior); offer an excuse; give a plausible reason for an action in place of a true, less admirable ones; N. rationalization
::: desperado - reckless, desperate outlaw
::: retaliate - repay in kind (usually for bad treatment); V. retaliate
::: idolatry - worship of idols; excessive admiration or devotion; ADJ. idolatrous
::: influx - flowing into
::: submerge - place under water; dip; go under water; cover completely (as with water); Ex. submerged in work
::: crochet - make (a piece of needlework) by looping thread with a hooked needle; N. CF. crotchet
::: hermitage - home of a hermit