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::: arid - (of land) dry; barren; unproductive
::: concerted - mutually agreed on; done together by agreement; Ex. concerted effort; CF. in concert: working together
::: coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
::: correlate - either of the correlated things; V.
::: imbue - saturate(soak thoroughly); fill; Ex. imbue someone with feelings
::: degenerate - become worse in quality; deteriorate; ADJ: having become worse; Ex. a degenerate species; N: depraved or corrupt person
::: pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
::: baleful - evil; malignant in intent or effect; deadly; having a malign influence; portending evil; ominous; threatening; Ex. baleful look
::: ambush - act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.
::: mercenary - motivated solely by money or gain; N.