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abet - assist usually in doing something wrong; encourage
tarry - linger; delay in starting or going; dawdle
falter - hesitate; weaken in purpose or action; walk or move unsteadily through weakness; N.
suspense - state of being undecided; anxiety or apprehension resulting from uncertainty
rebus - representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.
despondent - without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection
invocation - prayer for help (used in invoking); calling upon as a reference or support; act of invoking
staid - serious and sedate; sober; Ex. staid during the funeral ceremony
attenuate - make thin; weaken
madrigal - pastoral song; song for several singers without instruments