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defeatist - resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
pessimism - belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess; tendency to take the gloomiest possible view of a situation; ADJ. pessimistic
febrile - feverish
query - inquiry; question; V.
generality - vague statement; general statement which is not detailed; quality of being general; greater part; most; Ex. generality of people
guileless - without deceit
tactile - pertaining to the organs or sense of touch
convene - come together; assemble; call to meet; Ex. convene the council
contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
inamorata - woman whom a man loves