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curtail - shorten; reduce
opportune - timely; well-chosen
analgesic - causing insensitivity to pain; N.
proponent - supporter; backer; opposite of opponent
ornithologist - scientific student of birds; N. ornithology: scientific study of birds
sturdy - strong and firm (in the body)
loath - reluctant; unwilling; disinclined; Ex. Romeo and Juliet were both loath for him to go.
submerge - place under water; dip; go under water; cover completely (as with water); Ex. submerged in work
incapacitate - disable; N. incapacity: lack of capacity
accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual