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dwindle - shrink; reduce gradually
modicum - limited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate
sophomoric - immature; half-baked; like a sophomore
imperturbable - unshakably calm; placid
penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
guile - deceit; duplicity; wiliness; cunning; Ex. persuade her by guile
predilection - preference; partiality
capricious - unpredictable; fickle
balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate
antipathy - aversion; dislike or opposition