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doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
filial - pertaining to or befitting a son or daughter; Ex. filial respect
aloft - upward; high up in the air
bulwark - strong wall built for defense; earthwork or other strong defense; person who defends
misdemeanor - minor crime; misdeed; wrongdoing
litany - supplicatory prayer; prayer in which the priest calls out and the people replies in the same words
sober - serious; solemn; not drunken; abstemious or temperate; V: make or become sober
supernumerary - person or thing excess of what is necessary; extra; ADJ: additional to the usual or necessary number
orthodox - traditional; (of someone) conservative in belief; adhering to an established doctrine
acknowledge - recognize; admit