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engross - occupy fully; absorb
devolve - deputize; pass or be passed to others (power, work, or property); Ex. devolve on/upon/to
colander - utensil with perforated bottom used for straining
gratify - please; satisfy; Ex. gratify a desire
amenable - obedient; compliant; readily managed; responsive; willing to be led; answerable or accountable legally; responsible; able to be tested by; Ex. amenable to sensible suggestions; Ex. He is very amenable; Ex. amenable to the usual tests
stipend - pay for services
malady - illness
demean - disgrace; humiliate; debase in dignity; behave
ashen - ash-colored; deadly pale
discredit - defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful