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summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
revoke - cancel; retract; CF. irrevocable
tribulation - suffering; ordeal; distress; trial
assuage - mak less severe; ease or lessen (pain); satisfy (hunger); soothe (anger)
antithesis - contrast; direct opposite of or to; ADJ. antithetic or antithetical
superannuated - retired or disqualified because of age; outmoded; obsolete
haggle - argue about prices (in an attempt to bargain)
taper - very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end
dour - sullen; gloomy; stubborn
indigenous - native; Ex. plant indigenous to the New World