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renounce - abandon; give up (by formal announcement); disown; repudiate; Ex. renounce one's claim to the property/one's religion; N. renunciation
squander - waste; spend foolishly
fulcrum - support on which a lever rests or pivots
enduring - lasting; surviving; V. endure: bear (pain or suffering) for a long time; remain alive (in spite of difficulties); last; survive
petrify - turn to stone; cause to become stonelike; stun or paralyze
vitreous - of glass; pertaining to or resembling glass; V. vitrify: change into glass; CF. petrify
cogent - convincing
rousing - lively; inducing excitement; stirring; V. rouse: waken; arouse from sleep or depression; excite; stir up
liquidate - settle accounts; pay off (a debt); clear up; eliminate; kill or abolish
tessellated - mosaic; inlaid; Ex. tessellated pattern