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lassitude - languor; weariness; listlessness
pragmatist - practical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things
checkered - (chequered) marked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares
inimitable - matchless; not able to be imitated
subtlety - perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning
anathema - solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse; V. anathematize
pervasive - spread throughout; V. pervade: (of smells, ideas, feelings) spread throughout; charge; permeate
denizen - (animal, person, or plant) inhabitant or resident of a particular place; regular visitor
dawdle - loiter; hang around; waste time doing nothing
necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis