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ennui - boredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy
gorge - narrow canyon; steep rocky cleft; ravine (made by a stream which runs through it)
virtue - goodness; moral excellence; good quality; advantage; Ex. by virtue of; Ex. make a virtue of necessity
indenture - bind as servant or apprentice to master; bind by indenture; N: contract binding one party into the service of another for a specified time (as between an apprentice and his master)
carefree - free from worries; having no problems
antidote - remedy to counteract a poison or disease; Ex. antidote to the economic troubles
impediment - hindrance; stumbling-block; speech defect preventing clear articulation; Ex. speech impediment
abject - (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
dilatory - delaying; tending to delay
ignoble - unworthy; not noble; dishonorable; Ex. ignoble deed