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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
vigilant - watchful; on the alert; watchfully awake; alert to spot danger; N. vigilance
miserly - stingy; mean
redoubtable - formidable; causing fear
statutory - created by statute or legislative action; regulated by statute; Ex. statutory age limit
prelate - church dignitary; priest of high position in the church (esp. bishop)
indifferent - unmoved or unconcerned by; having no interest in; mediocre; neither good nor bad
adverse - going against; opposing; unfavorable; hostile
synchronous - similarly timed; simultaneous with; occurring at the same time; V. synchronize
volatile - changeable; of a quickly changing nature (as of temper); mercurial; tending to violence; evaporating rapidly; Ex. volatile character/situation in the street