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degradation - humiliation; debasement; degeneration; V. degrade: debase; disgrace; degenerate; reduce (something) in worth; demote (someone); reduce in rank
contiguous - adjacent to; touching upon
infringe - violate (a law); encroach (the right of another person)
sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
pastiche - imitation of another's style in musical composition or in writing; work of art openly imitating the works of other artists
tremulous - trembling; wavering
encroachment - gradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon
progeny - children; offspring; descendants
meddlesome - interfering; V. meddle: interfere
deposition - testimony under oath; deposing; dethroning