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degenerate - become worse in quality; deteriorate; ADJ: having become worse; Ex. a degenerate species; N: depraved or corrupt person
cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession
vehement - forceful; intensely emotional; with marked vigor; strong; N. vehemence
disquietude - uneasiness; anxiety; V. disquiet: make anxious
rue - regret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful
convoke - call together; Ex. convoke Parliament; N. convocation
disinter - dig up; unearth; OP. inter
simile - comparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as
macabre - gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death
nondescript - undistinctive; ordinary; ordinary-looking; Ex. nondescript fellow in a crowd