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ramshackle - (of a building or vehicle) poorly constructed; rickety; falling apart
inundate - flood; overflow; submerge; cover completely; Ex. inundated with work
pejorative - (of a word or phrase) suggesting that someone is of little value; negative in connotation; having a belittling effect; Ex. Many women now considers ``housewife'' a pejorative expression, because it patronized them.
enjoin - command; order; forbid
frisk - move about playfully; froric; ADJ. frisky: playful
insomnia - wakefulness; inability to sleep
equivocate - use equivocal language to deceive people; lie; mislead; attempt to conceal the truth; N. equivocation
fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
plight - difficult condition; condition or state (esp. a bad state or condition); predicament
expansive - (of a person) outgoing and sociable; broad and extensive; able to increase in size