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wither - (of a plant) dry up from loss of moisture; lose freshness; shrivel; decay
industrious - diligent; hard-working; N. industry
erode - eat away; wear away gradually by abrasion; Ex. The sea erodes the rocks.
wallow - roll in mud; indulge in; (of a ship) roll in a rough sea; become helpless; Ex. wallow in the mud/luxury
reverend - deserving reverence; N: priest
exceptionable - objectionable; likely to cause dislike; offensive; CF. unexceptionable: entirely acceptable
niggardly - meanly stingy; parsimonious; N. niggard: stingy person
dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
incinerate - burn to ashes
augury - omen; prophecy; sign of coming events; V. augur: predict; foretell; be a sign of (something in future)