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::: excoriate - scold with biting harshness; censure strongly; strip the skin off
::: nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone
::: repine - fret; complain; be annoyed; Ex. repine over the undone work
::: veritable - being truly so; real or genuine; actual; not false or imaginary
::: enervate - weaken; take away energy from
::: totter - shake or move unsteadily; sway as if about to fall
::: morbid - given to unwholesome or unhealthy thought; moody; characteristic of disease; Ex. morbid curiosity; N. morbidity; CF. disease
::: potpourri - heterogeneous mixture; medley; mixture of dried flower petals a pot (to give a pleasant smell to a room)
::: waive - give up temporarily; yield; N. waiver: waiving a right or claim; document that waives a right or claim
::: sybarite - lover of luxury; person devoted to pleasure and luxury; CF. Sybaris: an ancient Greek city in Italy