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::: clarion - shrill, trumpetlike sound; kind of trumpet used in former times
::: censure - blame; criticize; express strong disapproval; N: severe criticism; strong disapproval
::: anneal - reduce brittleness and improve toughness by heating and cooling (metal or glass)
::: brevity - conciseness; shortness of duration
::: buffet - strike forcefully; slap; batter; knock out; N: table with food set out for people to server themselves; meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set
::: deciduous - falling off at a specific season or stage of growth as of leaves; Ex. deciduous tree/teeth
::: erode - eat away; wear away gradually by abrasion; Ex. The sea erodes the rocks.
::: genre - particular variety of art or literature
::: forfeit - something surrendered as punishment for a crime or breach of contract; V: lose as a forfeit; N. forfeiture
::: authoritarian - subordinating the individual to the state; completely dominating another's will; Ex. authoritarian regime/father