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sustain - suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners
fluke - unlikely occurrence; stroke of fortune; accidental stroke of good luck; ADJ. fluky
subaltern - subordinate
consort - associate with; keep company; N: husband or wife (or a ruler)
lateral - of or coming from the side
pucker - gather into wrinkles or folds; N: wrinkle or fold
listless - lacking in spirit or energy; languid
tenuous - thin; slim; rare
hilarity - boisterous mirth(merriment; laughter); ADJ. hilarious: full of laughter
absolve - pardon (an offense)