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devoid - empty; lacking
incarcerate - imprison
luster - shine; gloss (of a polished surface)
endemic - prevailing among a specific group of people or in a specific area or country; peculiar to a particular region or people; CF. pandemic
whine - complain (in a sad voice); make a high sad sound (as in pain or supplication)
parochial - narrow in scope or outlook; provincial; related to parishes
melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
incentive - spur; motive; something which encourages one to greater activity
quench - assuage or satisfy (thrust); slake; douse or extinguish; put out; suppress
galvanize - stimulate or shock by an electric current; stimulate by shock; shock into action; stir up; coat with rust-resistant zinc by using electricity