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::: whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
::: impair - injure; hurt; damage
::: attest - testify; bear witness
::: decorum - propriety; orderliness and good taste in manners; appropriateness of behavior or conduct
::: wistful - sadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing
::: ancestry - family descent; ADJ. ancestral
::: conjure - cause to appear by magic; summon (a devil or a spirit) by magical power; practice magic (esp. by very quick movement of the hands); evoke; conjure up: bring into the mind; Ex. The magician conjured a rabbit out of his hat.
::: onerous - burdensome
::: appellation - name; title
::: vagary - capricious happening; caprice; whim; CF. wander