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seine - seine net; net for catching fish
confine - shut in an enclosed space; restrict; keep within limits; N. confinement
culprit - one guilty of a crime
schism - division into factions (esp. within a religious body); split
pariah - social outcast; Ex. Mariah the pariah
eminent - rising above others; high; lofty; distinguished; Ex. eminent position
sluggish - lazy; slow; inactive; lethargic; CF. slug: nail with no shell
forge - counterfeit; reproduce fraudulently; form by heating in a forge and hammering into shape; move with a sudden increase of speed or power; Ex. forged ahead in the last two years; N: furnace where metals are heated
impair - injure; hurt; damage
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