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retrograde - go backwards; recede; degenerate; deteriorate; ADJ.
genuflect - bend the knee as in worship
expos - \'e public revelation of something discreditable
foment - stir up; incite; instigate; promote the growth of (something evil or unpleasant)
paroxysm - fit or attack of pain, laughter, rage; sudden outburst
exigency - urgent situation; ADJ. exigent
excerpt - selected passage (written or musical) taken from a longer work; V.
totter - shake or move unsteadily; sway as if about to fall
friction - clash or conflict in opinion; rubbing against
phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)