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backslide - revert (to bad habits); N. reverter
deplete - reduce; exhaust
nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne
wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
resurge - rise again; flow to and fro; N. resurgence; ADJ. resurgent: (of ideas or beliefs) experiencing revival; surging again
suckle - give or take milk at the breast or udder
plaster - paste that hardens to a smooth solid and is used for coating walls; V.
nonchalance - indifference; lack of concern; composure; ADJ. nonchalant: unconcerned; cool; indifferent; Ex. nonchalant attitude to his debts
anathema - solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse; V. anathematize
irresolute - uncertain how to act; weak; lacking in resolution; indecisive; N. irresolution