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demolition - destruction; V. demolish
inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
harping - tiresome dwelling on a subject; V. harp: dwell on(think or speak a lot about) tediously
pariah - social outcast; Ex. Mariah the pariah
expostulation - protest; remonstrance; reasoning with someone to correct or dissuade; V. expostulate
churlish - boorish; rude; N. churl: boor; yahoo
pacify - soothe; make calm or quiet; subdue; bring peace to
assuage - mak less severe; ease or lessen (pain); satisfy (hunger); soothe (anger)
complement - complete; consummate; make perfect; N.
magistrate - official with power to administer the law