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shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
modicum - limited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate
cadet - student at a military school
dilute - make (a liquid) less concentrated; reduce in strength; Ex. dilute the influence of the president
retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
decipher - decode; CF. indecipherable
deposition - testimony under oath; deposing; dethroning
dynamic - energetic; vigorously active
abash - embarrass
saturnine - morose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.