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lethal - deadly
draft - first rough form; conscription; draught; V: make a draft of; conscript
attrition - rubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
bestial - beastlike; brutal; inhuman; very cruel
stickler - perfectionist; person who insists things be exactly right
squelch - produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.
unction - the act of anointing with oil; Ex. extreme unction
correlation - mutual relationship
pessimism - belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess; tendency to take the gloomiest possible view of a situation; ADJ. pessimistic
refulgent - effulgent; brilliant; brightly shining; gleaming; Ex. refulgent moon