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dolorous - sorrowful; N. dolor
fluted - having vertical parallel grooves (as in a pillar); V. flute: make long parallel inward curves in; N. flute: long rounded groove incised on the shaft of a column
compliance - conformity in fulfilling requirements; readiness to yield; disposition to yield to others; V. comply
arduous - hard; strenuous; Ex. arduous work
bestial - beastlike; brutal; inhuman; very cruel
paramour - illicit lover
invincible - unconquerable
militate - work against; Ex. militate against the chances of promotion; CF. serve as a soldier
stint - set limits in amount or number; be thrifty; ADJ. stinting, unstinting; CF. stint:savings
placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease