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deplete - reduce; exhaust
pillory - punish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.
founder - fail completely; sink; CF. flounder
commemorative - remembering; honoring the memory of; Ex. commemorative stamp
taper - very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end
blatant - extremely (offensively) obvious; loudly offensive; Ex. blatant lie; N. blatancy
lewd - lustful
fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
gavel - hammerlike tool; mallet(wooden hammer) used by a presiding officer or an auctioneer; V.
earmark - set aside (money or time) for a particular purpose