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backslide - revert (to bad habits); N. reverter
excerpt - selected passage (written or musical) taken from a longer work; V.
emulate - imitate; rival; try to equal or excel (through imitation)
advert - refer
regimen - prescribed course of diet or exercise; prescribed diet and habits; Ex. daily regimen of a dancer
slander - defamation; utterance of false and malicious statements; V. ADJ. slanderous
sustain - suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners
flay - strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly
expenditure - payment or expense; expending; something expended; output; Ex. receipt for the expenditure; Ex. expenditure of all the energy
scorch - sear; N.