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pusillanimous - cowardly; lacking courage; fainthearted
assay - analyze (to discover what materials are present); evaluate (soil or ore)
backslide - revert (to bad habits); N. reverter
hiatus - gap; pause; gap or interruption in space or time; break
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
adapt - make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
canvass - determine or seek opinions, votes, etc.; go through (a region) to solicit votes or orders; conduct a survey; N.
supposition - assumption; hypothesis; surmise; V. suppose
piscatorial - pertaining to fishing; CF. Pisces
befuddle - confuse thoroughly