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dote - be excessively fond of; show signs of mental decline
extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
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
piscatorial - pertaining to fishing; CF. Pisces
dumbfound - (dumfound) astonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck
repository - storehouse
pliable - flexible; easily influenced; yielding; adaptable
didactic - (of speech or writing) intended to teach a moral lesson; teaching; instructional; N. didacticism
tenet - doctrine; dogma
censorious - severely critical