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::: hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
::: sinecure - well-paid position with little responsibility; CF. sine cure: without care; CF. San Serif
::: insurrection - rebellion; uprising
::: nondescript - undistinctive; ordinary; ordinary-looking; Ex. nondescript fellow in a crowd
::: mutilate - maim; injure lastingly; deprive of a limb or an essential part
::: rue - regret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful
::: nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
::: ethereal - like a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
::: mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
::: cloying - distasteful (because excessive); excessively sweet or sentimental; V. cloy: become unpleasant through too much sweetness or excess