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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
::: pusillanimous - cowardly; lacking courage; fainthearted
::: metrical - metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer
::: prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care
::: domineer - rule over tyrannically
::: incantation - singing or chanting of magic spells; magical formula; (the saying of) words used in magic; CF. enchant
::: nonsense - speech or writing with no meaning; foolish behavior or language; Ex. make (a) nonsense of: spoil; cause to fail
::: gibe - mock; make jeering remarks; N: jeering remarks
::: dismantle - take apart; disassemble
::: amiss - wrong; faulty; Ex. something amiss; ADV.