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malaise - uneasiness; vague feeling of ill health (without any particular pain or appearance of disease)
broil - cook by direct heat; N.
elicit - draw out fact or information (by discussion or from someone)
begrudge - envy; give or allow unwillingly; grudge; Ex. We shouldn't begrudge him his success.
wane - decrease in size or strength (after being full); grow gradually to an end; Ex. The moon waxes and wanes every month; N.
opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
chimerical - fantastically improbable; highly unrealistic; N. chimera: unreal fancy; fire-breathing female creature
disinter - dig up; unearth; OP. inter
capitulate - surrender; give up all resistance
summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)