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ruddy - reddish; (of the face) reddish and healthy-looking
scrutinize - examine closely and critically; N. scrutiny
repast - meal; feast; banquet
trickster - person who cheats people
inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
autocratic - having absolute unchecked power; dictatorial; N. autocrat, autocracy
plaintive - expressing sorrow; mournful; Ex. plaintive song
stupor - state of being stupefied; state of apathy; daze; lack of awareness
languor - lack of physical or mental energy; lassitude; depression
musty - stale (in odor or taste); spoiled by age; CF. moist