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::: attrition - rubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
::: analgesic - causing insensitivity to pain; N.
::: retrograde - go backwards; recede; degenerate; deteriorate; ADJ.
::: suppress - put an end to forcibly; subdue; stifle; overwhelm; inhibit the expression of; check; prevent from being published or made public; Ex. suppress a smile; Ex. suppress the magazine/truth
::: advocacy - support; active pleading on behalf of someone or something
::: voracious - ravenous; eating large quantities of food; exceedingly eager; insatiable; Ex. voracious animal/reader
::: accessible - easy to approach; obtainable
::: malady - illness
::: wrest - obtain by pulling violently; pull away; take by violence; Ex. wrest victory from their grasp
::: parquet - floor made of wood strips inlaid in a mosaic like matter; CF. strip: long narrow piece