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timorous - fearful; timid; demonstrating fear
bluster - blow in heavy gusts; threaten emptily; bully; speak in a noisy or bullying manner; CF. breeze, gust, gale
deplete - reduce; exhaust
pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities
pedestrian - ordinary; dull; unimaginative(lacking in imagination); going on foot; Ex. pedestrian prose; N.
putrefy - make or become putrid; N. putrefaction
peremptory - demanding and leaving no choice; imperative; Ex. peremptory decree/knock
affirmation - positive assertion; confirmation; solemn pledge by one who refuses to take an oath; V. affirm; ADJ. affirmative; CF. affirmative action: positive discrimination
cathartic - purgative; medicine that causes the bowels to empty; ADJ.
fraudulent - cheating; deceitful; Ex. fraudulent means; N. fraud: deception; swindle