More Vocab Words::: malediction - curse
::: indulgent - humoring; yielding; lenient; showing indulgence
::: lassitude - languor; weariness; listlessness
::: sap - diminish; weaken; undermine the foundations of (a fortification); Ex. The element kryptonite sapped his strength.
::: carat - (karat) unit of weight for precious stones; measure of the purity of gold
::: inexorable - relentless; unyielding; implacable; not capable of being changed by entreaty or efforts; Ex. inexorable price rises
::: bigot - one who is intolerant (in matters of religion or politics)
::: explicate - explain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable
::: amnesia - loss of memory
::: chortle - chuckle with delight; N.