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rustle - make slight sounds like silk moving or being rubbed together
sinewy - (of meat) tough; strong and firm; muscular; N. sinew: tendon; strong cord connecting a muscle to a bone
mirth - merriment; laughter
retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
attenuate - make thin; weaken
oligarchy - government by a privileged few
converge - approach; tend to meet; come together
canker - any ulcerous sore; ulcer; any evil; CF. cancer
mundane - worldly as opposed to spiritual; everyday; of the ordinary; Ex. mundane existence; CF. world
obsolete - outmoded; no longer used