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::: 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
::: disparage - belittle
::: imprudent - lacking caution; not prudent; injudicious
::: pallid - pale; wan; Ex. pallid complexion
::: dank - damp; unpleasantly wet
::: fulsome - disgustingly excessive; offensively flattering; Ex. fulsome praise/expressions of admire
::: defoliate - destroy leaves; deprive of leaves (by the use of chemicals); N. defoliant
::: supplicate - petition humbly; pray to grant a favor
::: gargantuan - huge; enormous; gigantic; CF. the hero of Gargantua and Pantagruel
::: lugubrious - mournful; sorrowful