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prize - pry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)
decry - express strong disapproval of; condemn openly (something dangerous to the public); disparage; Ex. decry the violence of modern films
repercussion - rebound; reaction; reverberation; Ex. serious repercussion
desolate - (of a place) deserted; unpopulated; (of a person) lonely; forlorn; joyless
indentation - notch; deep recess; V. indent; CF. tooth
parlance - language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance
sap - diminish; weaken; undermine the foundations of (a fortification); Ex. The element kryptonite sapped his strength.
tatter - torn piece of cloth; ADJ. tattered: (of clothes) old and torn; (of a person) dressed in old torn clothes
mollycoddle - pamper; coddle; baby; indulge excessively
retort - quick sharp reply; V.