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deplete - reduce; exhaust
expenditure - payment or expense; expending; something expended; output; Ex. receipt for the expenditure; Ex. expenditure of all the energy
sodden - thoroughly soaked; dull or stupid as if from drink
quandary - dilemma; state of uncertainty; Ex. She is in a quandary about whether to go.
viper - poisonous snake
sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
unsullied - untarnished; CF. sully
throes - violent anguish
adversary - opponent; enemy
superannuated - retired or disqualified because of age; outmoded; obsolete