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dour - sullen; gloomy; stubborn
amend - correct; change ; generally for the better
botch - mismanage; blow
ruminant - animal that ruminates; ADJ.
snuffle - sniffle; sniff repeatedly (in order to keep liquid from running out of the nose)
malingerer - one who feigns illness to escape duty; V. malinger: feign illness to avoid work
stolid - dull; impassive; showing little emotion when strong feelings are expected
enclave - territory enclosed within an alien land
contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
conspire - take part in a conspiracy; (of events) work together; combine; Ex. Events conspired to produce great difficulties.