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depreciate - lessen in value; belittle; represent as of little value
bucolic - rustic; pastoral
brawny - muscular; having well-developed muscles
affront - insult; offense; intentional act of disrespect; V: insult or hurt the feelings of intentionally
dank - damp; unpleasantly wet
querulous - given to complaining; complaining; fretful; whining
effusion - pouring forth; unrestrained outpouring of feeling; V. effuse: pour out; ADJ. effusive: pouring forth; gushing
compress - force into less space; squeeze; contract; put into fewer words; N: thick mass of cloth pressed to part of the body to stop bleeding or swelling, reduce fever, etc.
cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession
enlist - (cause to) join the armed forces; obtain (help, sympathy, or support)