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::: emaciated - thin and wasted (from hunger or illness)
::: grievance - cause of complaint; complaint
::: factotum - handyman; person who does all kinds of work; CF. do everything
::: detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
::: appease - pacify or soothe; Ex. appease a crying baby; N. appeasement
::: bluster - blow in heavy gusts; threaten emptily; bully; speak in a noisy or bullying manner; CF. breeze, gust, gale
::: travail - strenuous work; toil; painful labor; labor of childbirth
::: receptive - quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal
::: moribund - dying; at the point of death; CF. death
::: inconsistency - state of being self-contradictory; lack of uniformity or steadiness; ADJ. inconsistent: displaying a lack of consistency; erratic; contradictory; incompatible