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minuscule - (miniscule) extremely small
fortitude - bravery; courage; strength of mind
calamity - disaster; misery
retrograde - go backwards; recede; degenerate; deteriorate; ADJ.
obscure - dark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning
cohesion - tendency to keep together
relent - become less severe; give in(surrender); ADJ. relentless: unyielding; continuously severe
rend - split; tear apart; N. rent; CF. heartrending: causing deep sorrow
accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
purge - remove or get rid of something or someone unwanted; eliminate; free from blame or guilt; cleanse or purify (esp. of sin, guilt, or defilement); N.