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::: propellant - (propellent) substance which propels or drives forward (such as an explosive charge or a rocket fuel)
::: implode - burst inward; CF. vaccum tube
::: 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
::: constituency - voters represented by an elected official; district so represented; group of supporters (or constituents)
::: duration - length of time something lasts
::: allure - entice; attract; tempt
::: worldly - engrossed in matters of this earth; not spiritual; of the material world
::: libertine - debauched person; dissolute or licentious person; rou\'e; CF. free
::: disavowal - denial; disclaiming; repudiating; disowning; V. disavow; CF. disclaim
::: doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums