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::: rend - split; tear apart; N. rent; CF. heartrending: causing deep sorrow
::: paramour - illicit lover
::: peevish - bad-tempered; irritable; V. peeve: make angry
::: immure - imprison; shut up in confinement; CF. wall
::: fruition - bearing of fruit; fulfillment; realization; Ex. come to/be brought to fruition
::: serpentine - winding; twisting; of or like a serpent; Ex. serpentine course of the river; N. serpent: snake
::: charisma - divine gift; great popular charm or appeal; magnetism
::: straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
::: doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
::: affidavit - written statement made under oath (for use as proof in a court of law)