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::: retrograde - go backwards; recede; degenerate; deteriorate; ADJ.
::: amplify - increase in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph
::: projectile - missile; fired or thrown object (such as stone or bullet)
::: circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
::: feature - distinctive part of the faces (as the eyes or mouth); features: overall appearance of the face; prominent or distinctive quality; prominent article; film; V: make prominent
::: healthful - conducive to good health; Ex. healthful mountain air
::: compress - force into less space; squeeze; contract; put into fewer words; N: thick mass of cloth pressed to part of the body to stop bleeding or swelling, reduce fever, etc.
::: imbecility - weakness of mind; state of being an imbecile; N. imbecile: stupid person; fool
::: verdigris - green coating or patina on copper which has been exposed to the weather
::: abnegation - renunciation; self-sacrifice; self-abnegation