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superfluous - excessive; overabundant; unnecessary; N. superfluity
doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
misgivings - doubts
plenary - (of power) complete; full; fully attended by all qualified members; Ex. plenary power
incorporeal - without a material body; insubstantial
bacchanalian - drunken
stoop - bend forward and down; lower or debase oneself; fall to a lower standard of behavior by doing something; condescend; Ex. stoop to lying
phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
rote - repetition; memorization through repetition without understanding; Ex. learn poetry by rote
amity - friendship; peaceful relationship as between nations