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::: crabbed - sour; bad-tempered; peevish; difficult to read as handwriting
::: languid - lacking energy or vitality; weary; sluggish; listless
::: obstetrician - physician specializing in delivery(assisting in giving birth) of babies; N. obstetrics; CF. midwife
::: nugatory - worthless; futile
::: perdition - damnation; complete ruin; hell
::: beholden - obligated; indebted; owing thanks; obliged or indebted from gratitude
::: scabbard - case for a sword blade; sheath
::: inestimable - impossible to estimate; (apprec) invaluable; of immeasurable worth
::: mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
::: mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire