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doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
surfeit - satiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food
pretext - excuse
rhapsody - excessively enthusiastic expression of feeling; musical composition of irregular form (as if made up as one plays it)
enact - make (a bill) into law
distinct - clearly different; clearly noticed
gestate - evolve as in prenatal growth; N. gestation: period of development from conception until birth
pulchritude - beauty; comeliness; ADJ. pulchritudinous
privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
perpetrate - commit an offense; do (something wrong)