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lament - grieve; express sorrow; N. lamentation
hubris - arrogance; excessive self-conceit
torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating
fret - be annoyed or vexed; Ex. fret over your poor grades; N: irritation of mind; ADJ. fretful
jabber - chatter rapidly or unintelligibly
mischance - ill luck
chant - tune(melody) in which a number of words are sung on the same note; V: sing (a chant); utter (a slogan) in the manner of a chant
charlatan - quack; pretender to knowledge (esp. in medicine)
preternatural - beyond what is normal in nature; supernatural; Ex. preternatural strength/forces
supercilious - haughty; arrogant; condescending; patronizing; CF. eyebrow, cilium