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disconcert - confuse; upset; embarrass; perturb
compile - assemble; gather; accumulate; make (a report or a book) from facts and information found in various places; Ex. compile a dictionary
vegetate - live in a monotonous way (without interests or activity); CF. vegetation: plants of an area; CF. vegetarian; CF. vegan
lethargic - drowsy; dull; N. lethargy: state of sluggishness and inactivity
microcosm - small representative world; world in miniature; Ex. microcosm of English society
vapid - lacking liveliness; dull and unimaginative; insipid and flavorless; Ex. vapid lecture
enterprising - full of initiative; showing enterprise
abbreviate - shorten
detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
fritter - waste (time or money on unimportant things)