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commiserate - feel or express pity or sympathy for
bereft - deprived of (something valuable); lacking
ramshackle - (of a building or vehicle) poorly constructed; rickety; falling apart
harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
kindle - start a fire; ignite; inspire; arouse
skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
ambivalence - the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes or opinions
drone - talk dully; buzz or murmur like a bee; N.
fathomless - too deep to be measured or understood; unfathomable
sully - defile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one's hands in menial labor