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::: hew - cut to pieces with ax or sword; chop; N.
::: concoct - prepare by mixing or combining; make up in concert; devise (something false) so as to deceive; Ex. concoct an elaborate excuse for being late; N. concoction
::: 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
::: porridge - soft food made by boiling oatmeal
::: slither - slip or slide
::: superfluous - excessive; overabundant; unnecessary; N. superfluity
::: woe - great sorrow; deep inconsolable grief; affliction; suffering; Ex. financial woes
::: catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art
::: felicitous - (of a word or remark) apt; suitably expressed; well chosen
::: nurse - suckle; take care of (as a nurse); bear in mind; Ex. nursing mother; Ex. nurse a hope/grudge against someone