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::: dishearten - discourage
::: holocaust - destruction by fire; CF. burnt whole; CF. Holocaust
::: livid - lead-colored; black and blue (as from a bruise); ashen; enraged; extremely angry
::: comatose - in a coma; extremely sleepy
::: threadbare - worn through till the threads show; shabby and poor; hackneyed; Ex. threadbare excuses
::: nonchalance - indifference; lack of concern; composure; ADJ. nonchalant: unconcerned; cool; indifferent; Ex. nonchalant attitude to his debts
::: fluke - unlikely occurrence; stroke of fortune; accidental stroke of good luck; ADJ. fluky
::: ventilate - admit fresh air into to replace stale air
::: intangible - not able to be perceived by touch; vague
::: punitive - punishing; Ex. punitive measures