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succumb - yield (to something overwhelming); give in; die; Ex. succumb to the illness
restraint - moderation or self-control; controlling force; restriction
decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
magnanimity - generosity; ADJ. magnanimous: generous
makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
pragmatist - practical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things
burlesque - give an imitation that ridicules; imitate mockingly
palette - board on which painter mixes pigments(coloring matters)
privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
evince - show clearly