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compile - assemble; gather; accumulate; make (a report or a book) from facts and information found in various places; Ex. compile a dictionary
despoil - plunder; sack; Ex. despoil the village
reverent - respectful; worshipful; V. revere: regard with reverence; N. reverence: profound respect
anecdote - short story of an amusing or interesting event
divest - strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)
placid - peaceful; calm; Ex. placid child/lake
forthright - straightforward; direct; frank
phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
brevity - conciseness; shortness of duration
nemesis - someone seeking revenge; source of downfall or ruin; CF. Nemesis