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attrition - rubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
purgatory - place of spiritual expiation; temporary state or place in which the souls must expiate their sins
spatula - broad-bladed instrument used for spreading or mixing
defalcate - embezzle
implacable - incapable of being pacified; impossible to appease; Ex. implacable enemy
lachrymose - producing tears; tearful
contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
importunate - urging; always demanding; troublesomely urgent or persistent
unfaltering - steadfast; firm; not changing
gourmand - epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink