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::: elixir - cure-all; panacea; something invigorating
::: ballast - heavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast
::: tarry - linger; delay in starting or going; dawdle
::: doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
::: intractable - unruly; difficult to manage; Ex. intractable problem/child
::: unwitting - not knowing; unaware; unintentional; Ex. She was their unwitting accomplice; Ex. unwitting insult; CF. wit: know
::: ecologist - person concerned with the interrelationship between living organisms and their environment; person concerned with the detrimental effects of human civilization on the environment; CF. ecology
::: mangy - shabby; wretched; suffering from mange; of bad appearance
::: finale - conclusion; concluding part
::: transmute - transform; change; convert to something different