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resuscitate - revive; bring back to life or consciousness; Ex. resuscitate the drowned child
rebus - representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.
forlorn - sad and lonely; wretched; desolate
cloister - monastery or convent
constraint - restraint; compulsion; repression of feelings; reticence; V. constrain: hold back; restrain; compel; oblige; confine forcibly; imprison
pith - core or marrow; spongelike substance in the center of stems; essence; substance
muggy - (of weather) warm and damp
allocate - assign; set apart for a particular purpose
optimist - person who looks on the bright side; N. optimism
exploit - make use of, sometimes unjustly; N. exploitation