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defoliate - destroy leaves; deprive of leaves (by the use of chemicals); N. defoliant
exiguous - small in amount; minute
encumber - burden; N. encumbrance
sycophant - servile flatterer; bootlicker; yes man; ADJ. sycophantic
heterodox - (of beliefs) against accepted opinion; unorthodox; unconventional
herald - messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher
bloated - (unpleasantly) swollen or puffed as with water or air
peddle - travel about selling (wares); CF. foot
momentum - quantity of motion of a moving body; impetus; moving force
responsiveness - state of reacting readily to appeals, orders, etc.; ADJ. responsive: readily reacting; Ex. responsive to treatment