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Atrophy (n)(v). (n) Wasting away of tissue; (v) to waste away ** if your muscles atrophy, you can’t win a trophy. Bastion (n). A fortified place, stronghold **base station – strong protection. Concord (n). A state of agreement, harmony; treaty, pact ** chords are played in harmony

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Atrophy (n)(v)

(n) Wasting away of tissue; (v) to waste away

** if your muscles atrophy, you can’t win a trophy


Bastion (n)

A fortified place, stronghold

**base station – strong protection


Concord (n)

A state of agreement, harmony; treaty, pact

** chords are played in harmony

con - together


Consummate (v)

(adj) complete or perfect in highest degree; (v) to bring to state of completion

*** summit – highest point


Disarray (n)(v)

(n) disorder, confusion; (v) to throw into disorder

**disorder


Exigency (n)

Urgency, pressure; urgent demand; an emergency

** urgency, emergency


Flotsam (n)

Floating debris; homeless, impoverished people

** some stuff floats


Frenetic (adj)

Frenzied, highly agitated

**frantic


Glean (v)

To gather bit by bit

** you have to lean to glean


Grouse (n)(v)

(n) A type of game bird; a complaint; (v) to complain, grumble

**your spouse may grouse if you don’t clean up


Incarcerate (v)

to imprison

** opposite of liberate


Incumbent (adj)(n)

(adj) obligatory, required; (n) one who holds a specific office at the time spoken of


Jocular (adj)

Humorous, jesting, jolly, joking

*** joking


Ludicrous (adj)

Ridiculous, laughable, absurd

*** ridiculous


Mordant (adj)

Biting or caustic in thought, manner, or style; sharply or bitterly harsh

** you could need new dantures if you are too biting with words


Nettle (n)(v)

(n) A prickly or stinging plant

(v) Arouse displeasure; irritate severely

** needling someone is annoying


Pecuniary (adj)

Consisting of or measured in money; of or related to money

** monetary


Pusillanimous (adj)

Contemptible cowardly or mean-spirited

**not courageous


Recumbent (adj)

In a reclining position, lying down, posture of sleeping or rest

** not bent – lying flat


Stratagem (n)

A scheme to outwit or deceive an opponent or to gain an end

*** strategy


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