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concord - harmony; accord
morose - ill-humored; sullen; sullenly melancholy
brood - sit on in order to hatch; think deeply or worry anxiously; N: the young of certain animals; group of young birds hatched at one time
exacerbate - worsen; aggravate; embitter
privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
taper - very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end
tirade - long angry denunciatory speech; diatribe; harangue; extended scolding; denunciation
contaminate - pollute
sap - diminish; weaken; undermine the foundations of (a fortification); Ex. The element kryptonite sapped his strength.
ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing