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Unit_4_G

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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