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pathetic - causing sadness, compassion, pity; touching
retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
apocryphal - (of a story) widely believed but untrue
vital - full of life; animated; vibrant and lively; critical; of great importance; necessary to stay alive; of life; living; breathing; N. vitality; V. vitalize
putrid - decayed and foul-smelling; foul; rotten; decayed; N. putridity
modulate - tone down in intensity; change the intensity or tone of; regulate; change from one musical key to another; Ex. modulate from E to G
laborious - demanding much work or care; tedious
agrarian - pertaining to land or its cultivation; Ex. agrarian reform
filibuster - block legislation or prevent action in a lawmaking body by making very slow long speeches; N; freebooter
mobile - movable; not fixed; N. mobility