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::: rectify - set right; correct; CF. rect-: right
::: sallow - (of the skin) yellowish and unhealthy-looking; sickly in color; Ex. sallow complexion due to jaundice
::: maxim - proverb; truth pithily stated
::: drivel - nonsense; foolishness; V: talk nonsense
::: efficacy - power to produce desired effect; ADJ. efficacious: effectual
::: craven - cowardly
::: fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
::: personify - represent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification
::: reprobate - morally disapproved person; person hardened in sin, devoid of a sense of decency; CF. disapproved by God ?
::: metropolis - large city