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enduring - lasting; surviving; V. endure: bear (pain or suffering) for a long time; remain alive (in spite of difficulties); last; survive
upbraid - reprimand; severely scold
languor - lack of physical or mental energy; lassitude; depression
malapropos - inappropriate; ADV.
ciliated - having minute hairs; CF. cilium; CF. cilia: eyelash
intransigence - refusal of any compromise; stubbornness; ADJ. intransigent: uncompromising
smear - spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
hypochondriac - person unduly worried about his health; worrier without cause about illness; ADJ. CF. hypochondria: neurosis that one is or is becoming ill; CF. abdomen
recapitulate - summarize
stygian - unpleasantly dark; gloomy; hellish; deathly; CF. Styx: the chief river in the subterranean land of the dead