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cistern - reservoir or water tank
apathy - lack of caring; indifference; lack of concern or interest in important matters; Ex. He was sunk in apathy after his failure; ADJ. apathetic
smolder - smoulder; burn slowly without flame; be liable to break out at any moment; exist in a suppressed state; Ex. smoldering anger
disquietude - uneasiness; anxiety; V. disquiet: make anxious
discount - disregard; regard (a story or news) as unimportant; deduct from a cost
preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
adjourn - suspend until a later time; move from one place to another
lachrymose - producing tears; tearful
dishonor - disgrace; N. ADJ. dishonorable
hermitage - home of a hermit