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defoliate - destroy leaves; deprive of leaves (by the use of chemicals); N. defoliant
poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
cogent - convincing
inerrancy - infallibility
legacy - gift made by a will; something handed down from an ancestor
nourish - provide with food necessary for life and growth
extradition - surrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite
lassitude - languor; weariness; listlessness
impromptu - without previous preparation; off the cuff(end of a sleeve); on the spur of the moment
culprit - one guilty of a crime