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::: dispirited - lacking in spirit
::: pretend - feign; pretend to: claim to possess; make pretensions to; Ex. I don't pretend to much expertise; N. pretense
::: smolder - smoulder; burn slowly without flame; be liable to break out at any moment; exist in a suppressed state; Ex. smoldering anger
::: asunder - into parts; apart; V. sunder
::: ingenue - ing\'enue; young innocent girl
::: besiege - surround with armed forces; harass (with requests); annoy continually
::: fanaticism - excessive zeal; extreme devotion to a belief or cause; N. fanatic; ADJ. fanatic
::: credulity - belief on slight evidence; gullibility; naivet\'e; ADJ. credulous
::: demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
::: permeable - that can be permeated; penetrable; porous; allowing liquids or gas to pass through; V. permeate: spread or flow throughout; charge