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maim - mutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life
weary - tired after long work; V.
saga - Scandinavian myth; any legend; long heroic narrative
depreciate - lessen in value; belittle; represent as of little value
contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
adapt - make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
flaccid - flabby; lacking firmness; weak; Ex. flaccid muscles
defection - desertion
plumb - exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
encumber - burden; N. encumbrance