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::: throes - violent anguish
::: somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow
::: apolitical - having an aversion or lack of concern for political affairs
::: valor - bravery; ADJ. valiant: possessing valor; brave
::: derivative - unoriginal; obtained from another source; Ex. derivative prose style; N.
::: sensitization - process of being made sensitive or acutely responsive to an external agent or substance; V. sensitize: make or become sensitive
::: supersede - replace; cause to be set aside; make obsolete; N. supersession
::: mealymouthed - indirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive
::: effete - having lost one's original power; barren; worn out; exhausted
::: scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark