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undermine - weaken gradually; sap; dig a mine beneath
mogul - powerful person; Ex. oil moguls; CF. Mogol, Moghul; CF. Mongolian
pronounced - distinct; very noticeable; Ex. pronounced limp
decorum - propriety; orderliness and good taste in manners; appropriateness of behavior or conduct
thresh - beat (cereal plants) with a machine or flail to separate the grains from the straw
qualify - reach a necessary standard; limit the meaning of something stated
continence - self-restraint; sexual chastity; sexual abstinence; voluntary control over bladder and bowel functions; ADJ. continent
negligence - neglect; failure to take reasonable care; ADJ. negligent: neglectful; lax; not taking enough care
monastic - related to monks or monasteries; removed from worldly concerns
forum - public square of an ancient Roman city; public place for open discussion; court of law