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conundrum - riddle; difficult problem
malaise - uneasiness; vague feeling of ill health (without any particular pain or appearance of disease)
seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
disclaim - disown; renounce claim to; deny; CF. disclaimer
humdrum - dull; monotonous
synthesis - combining parts or separate things into a whole; the whole so formed; PL. syntheses; V. synthesize
impetus - moving force; momentum; force of a moving body; incentive; stimulus; impulse
willowy - flexible; pliant; slender; CF. willow
acute - (of the senses) sharp; quickly perceptive; keen; penetrating; brief and severe; Ex. acute sense of smell/analysis/pain
exhort - urge (by strong argument or advice); Ex. The general exhorted his men to fight bravely; N. exhortation