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defeatist - resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
founder - fail completely; sink; CF. flounder
bereft - deprived of (something valuable); lacking
mollycoddle - pamper; coddle; baby; indulge excessively
raspy - making a harsh noise; grating; harsh
anticlimax - letdown in thought or emotion; something unexciting, ordinary, or disappointing coming after something important or exciting
disclose - reveal; N. disclosure
throb - (of a heart or machine) beat rapidly or violently; N. Ex. hearthrob: heartbeat; sweetheart
sedulous - diligent; assiduous; paying attention; N. sedulity