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apathy - lack of caring; indifference; lack of concern or interest in important matters; Ex. He was sunk in apathy after his failure; ADJ. apathetic
erroneous - mistaken; wrong; incorrect
console - lessen sadness or disappointment; give comfort; allay the sorrow of; N. consolation
vying - contending; CF. vie
institutionalize - make into an institution; put or confine in an institution
retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
buxom - full-bosomed; plump; jolly
verbiage - pompous array of words; too many unnecessary words; wordiness
provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come
gruff - rough-mannered; (of a voice) rough; hoarse