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decelerate - slow down
clamber - climb by crawling with difficulties; scramble
uxorious - excessively submissive or devoted to one's wife; CF. uxor: wife
antithesis - contrast; direct opposite of or to; ADJ. antithetic or antithetical
besmirch - soil; defile; make dirty
capillary - having a very fine bore; resembling a hair; fine and slender; Ex. capillary attraction; N: very fine hairlike tube; CF. capillarity
ingratiate - become popular with; bring (oneself) in favor of another; Ex. ingratiate himself with the boss
impuissance - powerlessness; feebleness
drudge - do drudgery; N: person who drudges
transpire - (of a fact) become known; be revealed; happen; give off (watery waste matter) through pores