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retaliate - repay in kind (usually for bad treatment); V. retaliate
aseptic - preventing infection; having a cleansing effect
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
retort - quick sharp reply; V.
dabble - work at in a nonserious fashion; splash around; move noisily in a liquid
chaplain - clergyman attached to a chapel
proselytize - (induce someone to) convert to a religion or belief; N. proselyte: new convert to a doctrine or religion
deserts - what someone deserves
desperate - having lost all hope; despairing; reckless and violent because of loss of hope or despair; undertaken as a last resort
fruitful - producing results; profitable; prolific; producing in abundance