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demean - disgrace; humiliate; debase in dignity; behave
buxom - full-bosomed; plump; jolly
wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
qualified - limited; restricted; V. qualify: limit the meaning of; modify
consort - associate with; keep company; N: husband or wife (or a ruler)
fluke - unlikely occurrence; stroke of fortune; accidental stroke of good luck; ADJ. fluky
droop - bend or hang downward; become weakened; Ex. His shoulders drooped with tiredness; N.
exposure - risk, particularly of being exposed to disease or to the elements; unmasking; act of laying something open; Ex. exposure of governmental corruption
lackluster - lacking luster(shine; gloss); dull
pessimism - belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess; tendency to take the gloomiest possible view of a situation; ADJ. pessimistic