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feckless

(adj) uneffective

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impasse

(n) position from which there is no escape

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indolent

(adj) lazy

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lugubrious

(adj) mournful and gloomy

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ribald

(adj) vulgar in language

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adulation

(n) excessive devotion to someone

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censure

(n) strong expression of disapproval

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dissemble

(v) to give a false appearance to

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dissimulation

(n) act of disguising under a false appearance

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droll

(adj) amusing in an odd way

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expectorate

(v) to expel matter

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palpate

(v) to examine by touch

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peremptory

(adj) leaving no opportunity for denial

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pusillanimous

(adj) lacking courage

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surfeit

(n) excess