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abscond - depart secretly and hide
inane - silly; senseless; Ex. inane remarks; N. inanity
execrable - very bad; detestable
dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
dingy - (of things and place) dirty and dull; Ex. dingy street/curtain
cardinal - chief; most important; N: priest; cardinal number: number that shows quantity rather thatn order
supple - flexible; limber; pliant
ferment - agitation; commotion(noisy and excited activity); unrest (of a political kind); V. produce by fermentation; undergo fermentation; cause (a state of trouble)
marsupial - one of a family of mammals that nurse their offspring in a pouch(pocket of skin or leather); CF. kangaroo, opossum, wombat
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