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appurtenances - subordinate possessions; something added to a more important thing
inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
pucker - gather into wrinkles or folds; N: wrinkle or fold
winnow - sift; separate the chaff from grain by blowing; separate good parts from bad; CF. wind
brittle - hard but easily broken; difficult; unstable; Ex. brittle situation
volley - simultaneous discharge of a number of shots; V.
disavowal - denial; disclaiming; repudiating; disowning; V. disavow; CF. disclaim
postulate - self-evident truth; something assumed without proof; V: assume the truth of (as a basis of an argument)
worldly - engrossed in matters of this earth; not spiritual; of the material world
jollity - gaiety; cheerfulness; ADJ. jolly: merry; gay