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abolish - cancel; put an end to
retrograde - go backwards; recede; degenerate; deteriorate; ADJ.
irremediable - incurable; uncorrectable; impossible to remedy
ovoid - egg-shaped; CF. ovum; CF. ovulate
distraught - upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry
dingy - (of things and place) dirty and dull; Ex. dingy street/curtain
prudent - cautious; careful; prudential
straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
contend - struggle; compete; assert earnestly; state strongly
confide - tell in confidence (to a person one trusts); be confident about