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crest - top (as of a hill or wave); showy feathers on the head of a bird
astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
filial - pertaining to or befitting a son or daughter; Ex. filial respect
assay - analyze (to discover what materials are present); evaluate (soil or ore)
correlate - either of the correlated things; V.
dismantle - take apart; disassemble
degenerate - become worse in quality; deteriorate; ADJ: having become worse; Ex. a degenerate species; N: depraved or corrupt person
overwhelm - (of water) cover completely; defeat completely by much greater force; Ex. overwhelmed by grief
oust - expel; drive out; force out; N. ouster: ousting
nuptial - of marriage or the wedding ceremony; N; nuptials; wedding ceremony