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::: verbiage - pompous array of words; too many unnecessary words; wordiness
::: relinquish - give up something (with reluctance); yield; release; Ex. relinquish power/the claim to the land/his hold on my arm
::: exhort - urge (by strong argument or advice); Ex. The general exhorted his men to fight bravely; N. exhortation
::: prosaic - lacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose
::: revert - relapse; backslide; turn back to; return to the former owner; N. reversion
::: hieroglyphic - picture writing; ADJ.
::: recidivism - habitual return to crime (even after being punished); N. recidivist
::: slovenly - untidy; careless in work habits; slipshod; N. sloven: one who is habitually untidy or careless
::: detrimental - harmful; damaging; N. detriment
::: warrant - justification; written order that serves as authorization (esp. a judicial writ); Ex. search/death warrant; V: justify; guarantee