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blight - plant disease; V: infect with blight; ruin; destroy
dwindle - shrink; reduce gradually
humanitarian - one devoted to the promotion of human welfare; CF. humanism
penetrate - enter into; pierce; permeate; see through; grasp the inner significance of; understand
disseminate - distribute; spread; scatter (like seeds)
cathartic - purgative; medicine that causes the bowels to empty; ADJ.
ambush - act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.
tremulous - trembling; wavering
codicil - supplement to the body of a will; later addition to a will
submerge - place under water; dip; go under water; cover completely (as with water); Ex. submerged in work