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brittle - hard but easily broken; difficult; unstable; Ex. brittle situation
transcribe - copy; write a copy of; N. transcription
ballast - heavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast
advocacy - support; active pleading on behalf of someone or something
countenance - approve; support; tolerate; Ex. countenance his rude behavior; N: face; appearance
aphasia - loss of speech due to injury or illness
isthmus - narrow neck of land connecting two larger bodies of land
hone - sharpen (a tool); N: whetstone for sharpening a tool
travail - strenuous work; toil; painful labor; labor of childbirth
resurge - rise again; flow to and fro; N. resurgence; ADJ. resurgent: (of ideas or beliefs) experiencing revival; surging again