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::: asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
::: foppish - vain about dress and appearance; N. fop: man who takes too much interest in his clothes and appearance
::: effete - having lost one's original power; barren; worn out; exhausted
::: lunar - pertaining to the moon
::: galvanize - stimulate or shock by an electric current; stimulate by shock; shock into action; stir up; coat with rust-resistant zinc by using electricity
::: enervate - weaken; take away energy from
::: overweening - arrogant; presumptuous
::: cathartic - purgative; medicine that causes the bowels to empty; ADJ.
::: lumen - unit of light energy (one candle's worth)
::: cower - shrink quivering as from fear; cringe