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succumb - yield (to something overwhelming); give in; die; Ex. succumb to the illness
wane - decrease in size or strength (after being full); grow gradually to an end; Ex. The moon waxes and wanes every month; N.
anathema - solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse; V. anathematize
mutilate - maim; injure lastingly; deprive of a limb or an essential part
blare - loud or harsh roar or screech; dazzling blaze of light
stipple - paint or draw with dots or short strokes
caliber - ability; quality; diameter of the inside of a round cylinder; Ex. work of very high caliber
gross - total; fragrant; clearly wrong; (of people's behavior) coarse; corpulent; Ex. gross insolence/behavior; V: earn as a total amount; N: 12 dozens
parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
berate - scold strongly