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blighted - suffering from a disease; destroyed
straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
supplant - take the place of unfairly; usurp; replace
enunciate - announce; proclaim; utter or speak, especially distinctly; pronounce clearly; articulate; Ex. This theory was first enunciated by him.
devious - roundabout; erratic; deviating from the straight course; not straightforward; not completely honest; Ex. devious route
aphorism - pithy maxim or saying; ADJ. aphoristic
liability - drawback; handicap; debts; obligation; responsibility; condition of being liable; ADJ. liable: likely; responsible (for paying)
ruminate - chew over and over (mentally or, like cows, physically); mull over(ponder)
corroborate - confirm; support; strengthen
abate - subside or moderate