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effete - having lost one's original power; barren; worn out; exhausted
exorbitant - (of costs or demands) excessive; exceeding reasonable bounds
disaffected - disloyal; lacking loyality; V. disaffect: cause to lose affection or loyalty
retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize
context - writings preceding and following the passage quoted; circumstance in which an event occurs
stipple - paint or draw with dots or short strokes
presage - foretell; be a warning or sign of; N: presentiment; foreboding; omen
enjoin - command; order; forbid
cursive - (of writing) flowing; running; having the successive letters joined
loath - reluctant; unwilling; disinclined; Ex. Romeo and Juliet were both loath for him to go.