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cathartic - purgative; medicine that causes the bowels to empty; ADJ.
perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
reconcile - make friendly again (after quarrel); make consistent (two ideas in opposition); correct inconsistencies; Ex. reconcile one's political principles with one's religious beliefs
surly - bad-tempered; rude; cross
sophistry - seemingly plausible but fallacious reasoning; sophism
irreparable - not able to be corrected or repaired; impossible to repair
battalion - army unit made up of four or more companies
asinine - stupid; Ex. asinine remarks
aptitude - fitness; talent