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abject - (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
dumbfound - (dumfound) astonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck
blanch - bleach; whiten; make white or pale
smolder - smoulder; burn slowly without flame; be liable to break out at any moment; exist in a suppressed state; Ex. smoldering anger
serrated - having a sawtoothed edge; Ex. serrated leaf
stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump
figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
slither - slip or slide
nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
abstract - theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational