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rue - regret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful
putative - supposed; reputed; generally regarded as such; Ex. putative father of the child
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
whit - small amount; smallest speck; Ex. not a whit of
fulsome - disgustingly excessive; offensively flattering; Ex. fulsome praise/expressions of admire
impartial - not biased; fair; N. impartiality
maculated - spotted; stained; CF. immaculate
belabor - harp on; dwell on tediously; explain or go over excessively or to a ridiculous degree; assail verbally; beat severely; attack physically
clairvoyant - having foresight; fortuneteller; N. clairvoyance
phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract