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::: extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)
::: reticent - inclined to silence; uncommunicative; reserved; Ex. He was reticent about the reasons; N. reticence
::: anguish - acute pain; extreme suffering
::: atrophy - wasting away; V: weaken and lose flesh and muscle (through lack of blood or lack of use)
::: coax - persuade by flattery
::: gratis - free; without charge; ADJ.
::: moodiness - fits of depression or gloom; ADJ. moody: given to changeable moods; subject to periods of depression; gloomy CF. mood: state of mind or emotion
::: respiration - breathing; exhalation; ADJ. respiratory
::: litany - supplicatory prayer; prayer in which the priest calls out and the people replies in the same words
::: confide - tell in confidence (to a person one trusts); be confident about