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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
smirk - conceited smile; offensively self-satisfied smile (often at someone else's misfortune); V.
frugality - thrift; economy; ADJ. frugal: practicing economy; costing little; inexpensive
eugenic - pertaining to the improvement of race; N. eugenics: study of hereditary improvement of the human race
chauvinist - blindly devoted patriot; zealous adherent of a group, cause, or sex; ADJ. chauvinistic; CF. chauvinism; Nicolas Chauvin
impecunious - without money
zest - outer skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life
indignation - anger at an injustice; Ex. righteous indignation; ADJ. indignant
incidence - rate of occurrence; particular occurrence; Ex. high incidence of infant mortality
cipher - nonentity; worthless person or thing; zero; secret code; V.