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languor - lack of physical or mental energy; lassitude; depression
totter - shake or move unsteadily; sway as if about to fall
rivulet - small stream; CF. rill < rivulet < river
anoint - consecrate; put oil on (in a religious ceremony)
obliterate - destroy completely; wipe out; Ex. obliterate the village
avocation - secondary or minor occupation
crave - desire; want intensely
ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
chase - ornament a metal surface by indenting; follow rapidly to catch
vindicate - clear from blame; free from blame or accusation (with supporting proof); exonerate; substantiate; justify or support; avenge; Ex. vindicate one's client; Ex. vindicate one's claim; CF. vindicator