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::: balmy - soft and mild (of air); fragrant
::: stultify - make stupid in mind; cause to appear or become stupid or inconsistent; suppress; frustrate or hinder; Ex. stultifying effect of uninteresting work; Ex. stultify free expression
::: succumb - yield (to something overwhelming); give in; die; Ex. succumb to the illness
::: limbo - region near heaven or hell where certain souls are kept; prison (slang); Ex. Purgatory and Limbo
::: annotate - comment; make explanatory notes
::: fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.
::: compress - force into less space; squeeze; contract; put into fewer words; N: thick mass of cloth pressed to part of the body to stop bleeding or swelling, reduce fever, etc.
::: occlude - shut; close; obstruct; Ex. A blood clot occluded an artery.
::: halcyon - calm; peaceful; Ex. halcyon days
::: spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth