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whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
apothegm - (apophthegm) pithy, compact saying
imbue - saturate(soak thoroughly); fill; Ex. imbue someone with feelings
meticulous - excessively careful (with great attention to detail); painstaking; scrupulous
bureaucracy - overregulated administrative system marked by red tape; ADJ. bureaucratic
bereavement - state of being deprived of something valuable or beloved; state of being bereaved or bereft
wallow - roll in mud; indulge in; (of a ship) roll in a rough sea; become helpless; Ex. wallow in the mud/luxury
lateral - of or coming from the side
recite - repeat aloud (something learned); describe; Ex. recite his complaints; N. recitation
arbitrate - act as judge (at the request of both sides)