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degradation - humiliation; debasement; degeneration; V. degrade: debase; disgrace; degenerate; reduce (something) in worth; demote (someone); reduce in rank
cession - yielding to another; ceding
catastrophe - calamity ; disaster
subside - sink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate
persist - continue in existence; last; continue in a course of action in spite of opposition; Ex. persist in/with something; ADJ. persistent
infinitesimal - very small
rend - split; tear apart; N. rent; CF. heartrending: causing deep sorrow
manipulate - operate with one's hands; control or play upon (people, forces, etc.) artfully; maneuver; Ex. how to manipulate publicity and men; ADJ. manipulative
autonomous - self-governing; N. autonomy
perversion - corruption; turning from right to wrong