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Atrophy

degeneration, deterioration, wither, decline

Bastion

a fortified place, citadel, rampart, bulwark, parapet

Concord

a state of agreement, harmony, a treaty, pact

Consummate

complete or perfect, clinch, conclude, masterful

Dissaray

Disorder, confusion, disorganization, dishevel, mess up

Exigency

urgency, pressure, requirement, crisis

Flotsam

floating wreckage, homeless, improverished people

Frenetic

Frenzied, highly aditated, frantic, overwrought

Glean

to gather bit by bit, collect, cull, pick up

Grouse

a type of a game bird, a complaint, gripe, kvetch, bellyache

Incarcerate

to imprison, confine, jail, intern, immure

Incumbent

required, mandatory, obligatory, necessary, one who holds a specific office at the time spoken of

Jocular

humorous, jesting, waggish, facetious, droll, witty

Ludicrous

ridiculous, risible, preposturous, absurd, laughable

Mordant

biting or cousting in thought, acrimonious, acidulous, sardonic, scathing

Nettle

to peeve, annoy, incense, gall, irk; a prockly or stinging plant

Pecuniary

consisting of money or measured in money, monetary, financial

Pusillanimous

cowardly or mean spirited, craven, lily-livered

Recumbent

in a reclining position, prone, prostrate, supine, inactive

Stratagem

a scheme to outwit or deceive, ruse, trick, ploy, subterfuge

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