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Word: doldrums

Definition: 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


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::: miscellany - mixture of writings on various subjects; collection of various items
::: mischance - ill luck
::: interrogate - question closely; cross-examine; cross-question
::: valid - logically convincing; sound; legally acceptable; effective; Ex. valid reasoning/passport
::: impale - pierce (with a sharp point); Ex. impaled by the spear
::: veritable - being truly so; real or genuine; actual; not false or imaginary
::: disparate - basically different; impossible to compare; unrelated
::: bludgeon - club; heavy-headed weapon; V.
::: jocund - merry
::: susceptible - impressionable; easily influenced; sensitive; having little resistance as to a disease; likely to suffer; receptive to; capable of accepting; Ex. susceptible to persuasion/colds; Ex. The agreement is not susceptible of alteration; N. susceptibility