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drudgery - hard unpleasant work; menial work
soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
dorsal - relating to the back of an animal; Ex. dorsal fin
languor - lack of physical or mental energy; lassitude; depression
skulduggery - (skullduggery) dishonest behavior or action; Ex. skulduggery in the election
conventional - ordinary; typical; not nuclear; Ex. conventional weapons
ineffable - unutterable; not to be uttered; taboo; that cannot be expressed in speech; indescribable; unspeakable; inexpressible; Ex. ineffable name/joy
prosaic - lacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose
rustle - make slight sounds like silk moving or being rubbed together
timidity - lack of self-confidence or courage