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inculcate - teach (ideas or principles); instill
desperate - having lost all hope; despairing; reckless and violent because of loss of hope or despair; undertaken as a last resort
poignancy - quality of being deeply moving; keenness of emotion; ADJ. poignant: touching; deeply moving; (of sorrow, grief, etc.) painful; keenly distressing to the mind; Ex. poignant memory/anxiety; CF. prick
waver - move or swing back and forth; be uncertain or unsteady in decision or movement; Ex. wavering between accepting and refusing
symmetry - arrangement of parts so that balance is obtained; congruity; ADJ. symmetrical
proviso - stipulation; condition in an agreement; provision
resound - (of a place) be filled with sound; (of a sound) sound loudly; sound back; echo; Ex. hall resounded with laughter
recreant - disloyal; cowardly; N: disloyal and cowardly person
downcast - disheartened; dejected; sad; directed downward
homespun - domestic; made at home; spun or woven at home; simple and ordinary; Ex. homespun philosophy