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::: fleet - fast; rapid; N. ADJ. fleeting: passing quickly; ephemeral
::: shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
::: pristine - unspoiled; remaining in a pure state; characteristic of earlier times; primitive; Ex. an old book in pristine condition
::: nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement
::: politic - prudent; judicious; well judged; expedient; well devised
::: cavil - quibble; make frivolous objections; find fault unnecessarily
::: accretion - growth or increase in size by gradual addition; growth; increase; increase by natural growth; Ex. towers and other accretions of the castle; V. accrete
::: sunder - separate; part; CF. asunder
::: waft - move gently (in air or in seas) by wind or waves; Ex. leaves wafting past the window
::: philatelist - stamp-collector; N. philately: stamp collecting