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::: sober - serious; solemn; not drunken; abstemious or temperate; V: make or become sober
::: trite - hackneyed; commonplace
::: disparage - belittle
::: prepossessing - attractive; CF. preoccupying ?
::: distinctive - clearly different from others of the same kind
::: malaise - uneasiness; vague feeling of ill health (without any particular pain or appearance of disease)
::: barrage - barrier laid down by artillery fire; overwhelming profusion; large number of questions or statements; Ex. a barrage of criticism
::: affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
::: pessimism - belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess; tendency to take the gloomiest possible view of a situation; ADJ. pessimistic
::: imbalance - lack of balance or symmetry; disproportion