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Word: commiserate

Definition: feel or express pity or sympathy for


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::: static - having no motion; unchanging; lacking development; N. stasis: stable state
::: evanescent - fleeting; vanishing; soon disappearing; V. evanesce
::: piebald - of different colors; mottled; spotted in different colors (esp. in black and white); Ex. piebald horse; CF. pie+bald
::: magnitude - greatness (in size or extent); extent
::: pestle - tool for mashing or grinding substances in a hard bowl or mortar
::: pathetic - causing sadness, compassion, pity; touching
::: acumen - mental keenness; sharpness of judgment; ability to judge quickly and well; Ex. business acumen
::: facile - easily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial; not deep; Ex. facile solution to a complex problem; Ex. facile speaker; N. facility: ability to do something easily and well; ease in doing resulting from skill or aptitude; something that facilitates an action; amenity; Ex. with great facility
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::: hoodwink - deceive; delude