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shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
misanthrope - one who hates mankind; misanthropist
extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
epaulet - (epaulette) ornament worn on the shoulder (of a uniform, etc.)
unwieldy - awkward (to carry or move); cumbersome; unmanageable
allegiance - loyalty
serendipity - gift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip
fitful - spasmodic; intermittent; irregular
unearth - dig up; discover (facts) by careful searching; Ex. He unearthed some secrets about her; OP. conceal
verdant - green; covered with green plants or grass; lush in vegetation; Ex. verdant meadows