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corrode - destroy or wear away gradually by chemical action (over a long period)
prodigal - wasteful; reckless with money; profuse; Ex. a mind prodigal of ideas; N. prodigality
emasculate - weaken; castrate
sloth - slow moving tree-dwelling mammal; laziness; ADJ. slothful: lazy; indolent
requisite - necessary requirement; something required; ADJ: required; necessary
foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
forensic - suitable to debate or courts of law; of or used in legal proceedings and the tracking of criminals; Ex. forensic science/medicine
vex - annoy; distress
portly - stout; corpulent
thrall - slave; bondage; slavery; Ex. Her beauty held him in thrall; CF. enthrall