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incipient - beginning; in an early stage
outspoken - candid; blunt
supplicate - petition humbly; pray to grant a favor
dwindle - shrink; reduce gradually
fervid - ardent; zealous; hot
indulge - yield to; gratify; allow oneself a special pleasure; Ex. indulge one's every whim/a child/in a big cigarette; N. indulgence
whine - complain (in a sad voice); make a high sad sound (as in pain or supplication)
inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
contentious - quarrelsome; controversial; likely to cause arguments
cognitive - having to do with knowing or perceiving related to the mental processes; N. cognition: the mental process of knowing