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mediocre - ordinary; commonplace; neither good nor bad
equilibrium - balance of opposing forces; balance of the mind; equanimity
languor - lack of physical or mental energy; lassitude; depression
explicate - explain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable
abominable - detestable; extremely unpleasant
antecedents - preceding events that influence what comes later; ancestors or early background
antiseptic - substance that prevents infection in a wound; ADJ.
laceration - torn ragged wound; V. lacerate: tear (the skin as with broken glass); wound
dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
venue - location; place (of a crime, trial, gathering, etc.); CF. come