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::: corrode - destroy or wear away gradually by chemical action (over a long period)
::: quash - crush; suppress; squash; subdue; annul; Ex. quash a rebellion/the decision of the low court
::: stringent - (of rules) binding; rigid; marked by scarcity of money; Ex. stringent economic conditions
::: perennial - something long-lasting; perennial plant; ADJ: lasting through the year or many years; lasting for a long time; enduring
::: deleterious - harmful
::: irresolute - uncertain how to act; weak; lacking in resolution; indecisive; N. irresolution
::: defoliate - destroy leaves; deprive of leaves (by the use of chemicals); N. defoliant
::: usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
::: irreconcilable - impossible to reconcile; incompatible; not able to be resolved
::: dormer - window projecting upright from roof; CF. sleeping room