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dour - sullen; gloomy; stubborn
hovel - shack; small wretched house
obviate - make unnecessary; get rid of; Ex. obviate the need
irresolute - uncertain how to act; weak; lacking in resolution; indecisive; N. irresolution
soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
mangle - tear or cut to pieces; mutilate or disfigure; Ex. badly mangled bodies
immaculate - spotless; flawless; absolutely clean
canvass - determine or seek opinions, votes, etc.; go through (a region) to solicit votes or orders; conduct a survey; N.
nefarious - very wicked
ramification - branching out; subdivision; one branch of a system; one of the results following from an action or decision; Ex. ramifications of a business/the decision