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shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
mercenary - motivated solely by money or gain; N.
amiss - wrong; faulty; Ex. something amiss; ADV.
arboretum - place where different trees and shrubs are studied and exhibited
sporadic - occurring irregularly; intermittent
mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
pulpit - raised platform used in preaching (in a church)
vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
indecisive - marked by indecision; inconclusive; Ex. indecisive battle
fritter - waste (time or money on unimportant things)