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disconsolate - hopelessly sad (at the loss of something)
ration - fixed portion; V: distribute as rations
eloquence - expressiveness; persuasive speech; ADJ. eloquent: movingly expressive; expressing ideas well so that the hearers can be influeneced
apogee - highest point; the point farthest from the earth; OP. perigee
vouchsafe - grant condescendingly; guarantee; Ex. vouchsafe your fair return on your investment
asinine - stupid; Ex. asinine remarks
overwhelm - (of water) cover completely; defeat completely by much greater force; Ex. overwhelmed by grief
deliberate - consider; ponder; ADJ: done on purpose; slow
defeatist - resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
explicate - explain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable