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pusillanimous - cowardly; lacking courage; fainthearted
erode - eat away; wear away gradually by abrasion; Ex. The sea erodes the rocks.
criteria - standards used in judging; CF. criterion
beset - harass or trouble from all directions; hem in
subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
deciduous - falling off at a specific season or stage of growth as of leaves; Ex. deciduous tree/teeth
obsidian - black volcanic rock
hegemony - dominance especially of one nation over others
acoustics - science of sound; quality that makes a room easy or hard to hear in
nugatory - worthless; futile