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::: futile - useless; hopeless; ineffectual
::: prominent - protruding(sticking out); conspicuous; notable; eminent
::: beset - harass or trouble from all directions; hem in
::: mealymouthed - indirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive
::: somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow
::: philanthropist - lover of mankind; doer of good; N. philanthropy
::: incense - enrage; infuriate(make furious); make extremely angry; outrage; N: aromatic substance burned to produce a pleasant odor
::: defray - provide for the payment of; undertake the payment of; pay
::: fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
::: deadpan - wooden; impassive; with no show of feeling; with an expressionless face