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::: paltry - insignificant; petty; trifling; contemptible; Ex. paltry sum; CF. trash
::: evocative - tending to call up (emotions, memories)
::: attrition - rubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
::: shuffle - mix together; jumble; move (something) from one place to another; slide (the feet) along the ground while walking; Ex. shuffle papers from one pile to another; N.
::: epicure - connoisseur of food and drink; gourmet; ADJ. epicurean; CF. Epicurus
::: ambulatory - able to walk
::: thrall - slave; bondage; slavery; Ex. Her beauty held him in thrall; CF. enthrall
::: cameo - shell or jewel carved in relief; star's special appearance in a minor role in a film
::: cartographer - map-maker
::: advocacy - support; active pleading on behalf of someone or something