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dehydrate - remove water from; dry out
sacrilegious - desecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred
flicker - burn unsteadily or fitfully; move waveringly; N: flickering movement or light; brief sensation; Ex. flicker of excitement
marsupial - one of a family of mammals that nurse their offspring in a pouch(pocket of skin or leather); CF. kangaroo, opossum, wombat
mandatory - obligatory; compulsory; of a mandate
decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
convivial - pleasantly merry; festive; joyous; gay; characterized by joviality; jovial
militia - army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiers
belittle - disparage; depreciate
connoisseur - person competent to act as a judge of art, etc. (whose judgments are respected); a lover of an art