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::: woe - great sorrow; deep inconsolable grief; affliction; suffering; Ex. financial woes
::: conclave - private secret meeting
::: mulct - defraud a person of something; swindle; Ex. mulct the boy of his legacy
::: automaton - mechanism that imitates actions of humans; machine that works by itself
::: mutinous - unruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer
::: primordial - existing at the beginning (of time); rudimentary
::: slovenly - untidy; careless in work habits; slipshod; N. sloven: one who is habitually untidy or careless
::: poseur - person who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose
::: impoverish - make poor; deprive of natural strength or something important; Ex. impoverished soil
::: ultimatum - last demand; last warning; last statement of conditions that must be met; Ex. They have ignored our ultimatum.