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::: smother - kill from lack of air; suppress; cover thickly; Ex. smothered in little stickers
::: mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
::: pliant - flexible; easily influenced
::: distrait - absentminded; distracted
::: elastic - able to spring back into shape; quick to recover (as from disappointment); able to adapt to change; Ex. elastic plans; N: elastic material
::: fitful - spasmodic; intermittent; irregular
::: juridical - of the law and its administration; CF. judicial: of courts of law; CF. judiciary
::: woe - great sorrow; deep inconsolable grief; affliction; suffering; Ex. financial woes
::: moratorium - legal delay of payment or action; Ex. declare moratorium on the building of new houses
::: Elysium - place or condition of bliss