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solicit - entreat; request earnestly; seek to obtain; Ex. solicit votes; CF. solicitor: one who solicits; chief law officer
languish - lose animation or strength
hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
berate - scold strongly
indignity - treatment or situation that causes shame or loss of dignity, respect; offensive or insulting treatment; humiliating or degrading treatment; Ex. I suffered the indignity of having to say that in front of them.
incendiary - arsonist; ADJ: causing fire; of arson; Ex. incendiary bomb
slaughter - killing of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers
dismantle - take apart; disassemble
pitfall - hidden danger; concealed trap
affirmation - positive assertion; confirmation; solemn pledge by one who refuses to take an oath; V. affirm; ADJ. affirmative; CF. affirmative action: positive discrimination