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doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
cadaverous - like a corpse; pale
bromide - platitude; chemical compound used to calm excitement
stint - set limits in amount or number; be thrifty; ADJ. stinting, unstinting; CF. stint:savings
variegate - change the appearance of (by marking with different colors)
devise - think up; invent; plan; bequeath; N: bequest
prurient - having or causing lustful desires and thoughts; arousing immoderate sexual desire
litigation - lawsuit; N. litigant: one party in a lawsuit; V. litigate
stereotype - one regarded as embodying a set image or type; fixed and unvarying representation; standardized mental picture often reflecting prejudice; Ex. stereotype of the happy slave; V: make a stereotype of; represent by a stereotype; Ex. It is wrong to stereotype people; Ex. stereotyped answer
matriculate - enroll (in college or graduate school); CF. matrix