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ineffectual - not effective; not having a desired effect; weak
sophistry - seemingly plausible but fallacious reasoning; sophism
sordid - filthy; foul; base; vile; Ex. sordid bed/story
lachrymose - producing tears; tearful
deadpan - wooden; impassive; with no show of feeling; with an expressionless face
breadth - width; extent
retort - quick sharp reply; V.
steep - soak; saturate; Ex. steep the fabric in the dye bath; ADJ: precipitous
console - lessen sadness or disappointment; give comfort; allay the sorrow of; N. consolation
parched - extremely dry; very thirsty; V. parch: make or become extremely dry (by exposure to heat)