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wispy - thin; slight; barely discernible
nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
ruminate - chew over and over (mentally or, like cows, physically); mull over(ponder)
aromatic - fragrant; having a sweet smell; N. aroma: strong pleasant smell
despondent - without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy; N. despondency: loss of hope with gloom; dejection
ennui - boredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy
catalyst - agent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis
knead - mix; work dough; mix and work into a uniform mass (with the hands); Ex. knead dough
inane - silly; senseless; Ex. inane remarks; N. inanity
burnish - make shiny by rubbing; polish