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accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
opportune - timely; well-chosen
blight - plant disease; V: infect with blight; ruin; destroy
somnolent - half asleep; drowsy; N. somnolence
precocious - advanced in development; N. precocity
allay - calm; pacify
persevere - continue steadily in spite of difficulties
mandatory - obligatory; compulsory; of a mandate
bilk - swindle; cheat