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::: founder - fail completely; sink; CF. flounder
::: pusillanimous - cowardly; lacking courage; fainthearted
::: debauch - corrupt morally; seduce from virtue; N. debauchery: wild behavior (with sex and alcohol)
::: throes - violent anguish
::: repartee - quick clever reply
::: punctilious - minutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail
::: courier - messenger
::: malaise - uneasiness; vague feeling of ill health (without any particular pain or appearance of disease)
::: pathetic - causing sadness, compassion, pity; touching
::: myriad - very large number; ADJ. CF. ten thousand