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::: dispirited - lacking in spirit
::: nascent - incipient; coming into being or existence; Ex. nascent ability in music
::: subdue - less intense; quieter; Ex. subdued lighting; Ex. subdue: conquer; make less intense; quiet; Ex. subdue one's anger
::: chassis - framework and working parts of an automobile; framework to which components are attached
::: spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner
::: pragmatist - practical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things
::: unintimating - unfrightening
::: illuminate - brighten; clear up or make understandable; enlighten; enable to understand; Ex. illuminating remarks
::: decry - express strong disapproval of; condemn openly (something dangerous to the public); disparage; Ex. decry the violence of modern films
::: kindle - start a fire; ignite; inspire; arouse