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partial - incomplete; favoring one side over another; having a liking for something
burnish - make shiny by rubbing; polish
saboteur - one who commits sabotage; destroyer of property; N. sabotage: destruction of property (usually carried out secretly)
tenuous - thin; slim; rare
vital - full of life; animated; vibrant and lively; critical; of great importance; necessary to stay alive; of life; living; breathing; N. vitality; V. vitalize
surreptitious - done secretly; secret; furtive; sneaky; hidden
dwindle - shrink; reduce gradually
missive - letter; written statement; CF. sent
grouse - complain; fuss; grumble; grouch; N: plump chickenlike game bird
ignoble - unworthy; not noble; dishonorable; Ex. ignoble deed