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lascivious - lustful
monolithic - solidly uniform; unchangeable; unyielding; N. monolith: large block of stone
hinterlands - back country; inner part of a country; OP. foreland
inveigh - denounce; utter censure or invective; Ex. inveigh against the evils of drink
pallid - pale; wan; Ex. pallid complexion
appease - pacify or soothe; Ex. appease a crying baby; N. appeasement
increment - increase
assurance - firm statement that something is certainly true; promise or pledge; certainty; confidence in one's own ability; self-confidence; Ex. In spite of all his assurances, he did not come back; Ex. assurance of his loyalty; Ex. The teacher lacked assurance in fron of his class; V. assure; tell firmly with confidence; ensure; make (something) certain to heappen; make (someone) feel sure; give confidence to; ADJ. assured: self-assured; confident in one's own ability; showing certainty
extol - praise very highly; glorify
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