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decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
renege - break a promise; deny; go back on; Ex. renege on the contract/paying off the debt
immolate - offer or kill as a sacrifice (by fire)
endue - provide with some quality; endow
mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
laggard - slow; sluggish; N: one who lags; straggler
concord - harmony; accord
strut - pompous walk; V: walk in a self-important manner
pragmatist - practical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things
induct - place formally in office; install; admit as a member; initiate; N. induction: inducting; process of deriving general principles from particular facts