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futile - useless; hopeless; ineffectual
odium - detestation; quality of being odious; hatefulness; disrepute (resulting from hateful conduct)
punitive - punishing; Ex. punitive measures
captious - faultfinding; too critical
furor - frenzy; great anger and excitement; CF. fury
migrant - changing its habitat; wandering; Ex. migrant birds/workers; N: one that migrates
extrude - force or push out; thrust out; shape (plastic or metal) by forcing through a die
cistern - reservoir or water tank
dissuade - persuade not to do; discourage; N. dissuasion
fetter - shackle; restrict the freedom of; N. chain or shackle for the foot of a prisoner; CF. foot