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attrition - rubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
uxorious - excessively submissive or devoted to one's wife; CF. uxor: wife
epicure - connoisseur of food and drink; gourmet; ADJ. epicurean; CF. Epicurus
efface - rub out; remove the surface of
extrinsic - external; not essential or inherent; extraneous; OP. intrinsic
clique - small exclusive group of people
engender - cause; produce; give rise to
mortician - undertaker; CF. death
clientele - body of customers
nebulous - vague; hazy; cloudy; of a nebula; Ex. nebulous proposal