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vacuous - empty; lacking in ideas; inane; stupid; Ex. vacuous expression; N. vacuity
fallow - (of land) plowed but not sowed (to improve the quality); uncultivated
protract - prolong; lengthen in time; draw out
adapt - make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
mauve - pale purple
prologue - introduction (to a poem or play)
impermeable - impervious; not permitting passage through its substance; impossible to permeate
resplendent - brilliant; splendid in appearance; dazzling; glorious
catalyst - agent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis
insidious - treacherous; stealthy; sly; working or spreading harmfully in a stealthy manner; Ex. insidious spreading of dry rot