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selective - careful in choosing; having an effect only on certain things; not general; Ex. eclectic weed killer
draught - current of air (through a room or to a fire); act of pulling roads; act of swallowing liquid or amount of liquid swallowed at a time
onslaught - vicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy
integrate - make whole; combine; make into one unit
extemporaneous - not planned; impromptu; extempore
anthology - book of literary selections by various authors; CF. omnibus
distill - refine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew
defeatist - resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
citadel - fortress
rehabilitate - restore to proper condition (health or useful life); restore the former rank of