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penetrate - enter into; pierce; permeate; see through; grasp the inner significance of; understand
compunction - remorse; strong uneasiness caused by guilt
sap - diminish; weaken; undermine the foundations of (a fortification); Ex. The element kryptonite sapped his strength.
fruition - bearing of fruit; fulfillment; realization; Ex. come to/be brought to fruition
deride - ridicule; treat with contempt; make fun of; OP. respect
buttress - support; prop up; N. stationary structure to support wall; Ex. flying buttress
dearth - scarcity
cauterize - burn (a wound or snakebite, etc.) with hot iron or caustic substance to stop bleeding and prevent infection
consonant - harmonious; in agreement; N.
labyrinth - maze