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sallow - (of the skin) yellowish and unhealthy-looking; sickly in color; Ex. sallow complexion due to jaundice
premonitory - serving to warn
tenacious - holding fast (as to a belief); persistent
ruddy - reddish; (of the face) reddish and healthy-looking
friction - clash or conflict in opinion; rubbing against
recidivism - habitual return to crime (even after being punished); N. recidivist
recital - act of reciting publicly; detailed account; performance of music or dance (by a solo performer)
rehabilitate - restore to proper condition (health or useful life); restore the former rank of
martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
wistful - sadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing