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futile - useless; hopeless; ineffectual
jocular - said or done in jest or playfully; marked by joking
viand - food; CF. live
unimpeachable - that cannot be impeached; beyond doubt or question; blameless and exemplary
cistern - reservoir or water tank
moodiness - fits of depression or gloom; ADJ. moody: given to changeable moods; subject to periods of depression; gloomy CF. mood: state of mind or emotion
acme - peak; pinnacle; highest point
sensitization - process of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance; V. sensitize: make or become sensitive
understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
encompass - surround; include; Ex. His activities encompass publishing and computers.