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dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
consign - send to a person or place for sale; deliver officially; entrust; put into the care of another; set apart (for a special purpose); N. consignment; CF. consignor, consignee
anticlimax - letdown in thought or emotion; something unexciting, ordinary, or disappointing coming after something important or exciting
lachrymose - producing tears; tearful
imponderable - weightless; that cannot undergo precise evaluation; CF. pound
malleable - (of a metal) capable of being shaped by pounding(beating); pliable; (of someone) impressionable(easily influenced); easily controlled; tractable
sensitization - process of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance; V. sensitize: make or become sensitive
defection - desertion
detonation - explosion
archaeology - study of artifacts and relics of early mankind