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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
pigment - coloring matter (usually powder to be mixed with water or oil)
sledge - large sled drawn by work animals
deserts - what someone deserves
quixotic - idealistic but impractical; CF. Don Quixote
brandish - wave around (a weapon); flourish
garner - gather; store up; amass
sluggish - lazy; slow; inactive; lethargic; CF. slug: nail with no shell
recuperate - recover; return to health; regain; Ex. recuperate losses
volley - simultaneous discharge of a number of shots; V.