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impasse - predicament(dangerous condition) from which there is no escape; situation allowing for no further progress
admonish - warn or speak to with gentle disapproval; reprove
droop - bend or hang downward; become weakened; Ex. His shoulders drooped with tiredness; N.
prolixity - tedious wordiness; verbosity; ADJ. prolix: wordy; verbose; diffuse
penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
expostulation - protest; remonstrance; reasoning with someone to correct or dissuade; V. expostulate
piquant - pleasantly tart-tasting; spicy; pleasantly stimulating; Ex. piquant situation when my old enemy asked for my help
mortician - undertaker; CF. death
allay - calm; pacify
avid - greedy; extremely eager for; Ex. avid learner; N. avidity