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apathy - lack of caring; indifference; lack of concern or interest in important matters; Ex. He was sunk in apathy after his failure; ADJ. apathetic
ineffectual - not effective; not having a desired effect; weak
rhapsody - excessively enthusiastic expression of feeling; musical composition of irregular form (as if made up as one plays it)
militant - combative; bellicose; N.
predecessor - former occupant of a post
consummate - complete; V.
compensatory - making up for; repaying
degenerate - become worse in quality; deteriorate; ADJ: having become worse; Ex. a degenerate species; N: depraved or corrupt person
linger - loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.
filibuster - block legislation or prevent action in a lawmaking body by making very slow long speeches; N; freebooter