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conformist - person who uncritically conforms to the customs of a group; OP. nonconformist: one who does not conform to accepted beliefs of norms
defeatist - resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
anneal - reduce brittleness and improve toughness by heating and cooling (metal or glass)
husbandry - frugality; thrift; economy; agriculture; farming; Ex. animal husbandry; CF. husbandman
sullen - silently showing ill humor or resentment; dark; gloomy
credulity - belief on slight evidence; gullibility; naivet\'e; ADJ. credulous
desolate - (of a place) deserted; unpopulated; (of a person) lonely; forlorn; joyless
repine - fret; complain; be annoyed; Ex. repine over the undone work
matin - \'ee(matinee) dramatic or musical performance given in the afternoon
pugilist - boxer; CF. pugilism: boxing