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extirpate - root up; uproot; destroy completely
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
allay - calm; pacify
asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
droop - bend or hang downward; become weakened; Ex. His shoulders drooped with tiredness; N.
Elysium - place or condition of bliss
brittle - hard but easily broken; difficult; unstable; Ex. brittle situation
bludgeon - club; heavy-headed weapon; V.
serendipity - gift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip
imperial - like an emperor; related to an empire; CF. imperialism