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fritter - waste (time or money on unimportant things)
deterrent - something that discourages or deters
animated - lively; spirited
energize - invigorate; give energy to; make forceful and active
bluster - blow in heavy gusts; threaten emptily; bully; speak in a noisy or bullying manner; CF. breeze, gust, gale
abstain - refrain; withhold from participation; intentionally not use one's vote;
nadir - lowest point; point on the celestial sphere diametrically opposite the zenith
breed - produce young; rear; bring up; produce (an undesirable condition); N: kind or sort of animal or plant
charisma - divine gift; great popular charm or appeal; magnetism
pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop