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::: dour - sullen; gloomy; stubborn
::: grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
::: recapitulate - summarize
::: haggard - wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners
::: allocate - assign; set apart for a particular purpose
::: reprobate - morally disapproved person; person hardened in sin, devoid of a sense of decency; CF. disapproved by God ?
::: bliss - complete happiness; ADJ. blissful
::: advocate - speak in favor of; support (an idea or plan); urge; plead for
::: gangrene - decay of body tissue caused by insufficient blood supply (usually following injury); ADJ. gangrenous
::: endemic - prevailing among a specific group of people or in a specific area or country; peculiar to a particular region or people; CF. pandemic