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sap - diminish; weaken; undermine the foundations of (a fortification); Ex. The element kryptonite sapped his strength.
ennui - boredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy
unbridled - violent; uncontrolled; Ex. unbridled rage/greed
amend - correct; change ; generally for the better
discord - conflict; lack of harmony; dissonance (when musical notes are played)
enterprising - full of initiative; showing enterprise
malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
dormant - sleeping; temporarily inactive; lethargic; latent
recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement