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perennial - something long-lasting; perennial plant; ADJ: lasting through the year or many years; lasting for a long time; enduring
dehydrate - remove water from; dry out
pertinent - suitable; to the point; relevant
affiliation - joining; associating with
caustic - burning; corrosive; able to burn by chemical action; sarcastically biting; (of remarks) intended to hurt; bitter; harmful; OP. harmless
despoil - plunder; sack; Ex. despoil the village
equipoise - balance; balancing force; equilibrium
distill - refine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew
transgression - violation of a law; sin; V. transgress: go beyond (a limit); violate; do wrong
temperate - moderate; restrained; self-controlled; moderate in respect to temperature; CF. temperance: moderation and self-restraint; abstinence of alcoholic drinks; Ex. temperance society