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vying - contending; CF. vie
flotsam - drifting wreckage
correlate - either of the correlated things; V.
stoic - stoical; impassive; unmoved by joy or grief; N. CF. stoicism
corrode - destroy or wear away gradually by chemical action (over a long period)
propitiate - appease; conciliate; make peaceful; ADJ. propitiatory
conjure - cause to appear by magic; summon (a devil or a spirit) by magical power; practice magic (esp. by very quick movement of the hands); evoke; conjure up: bring into the mind; Ex. The magician conjured a rabbit out of his hat.
languor - lack of physical or mental energy; lassitude; depression
privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
doggerel - poor verse