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banal - hackneyed; commonplace; trite; lacking originality; clich\'ed
venal - capable of being bribed; corrupt; CF. vernal
lottery - contest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots
audit - examination of accounts of a business; official examination; V.
doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
determinate - having a fixed order of procedure; precisely defined; invariable; fixed; conclusive; final
airy - of air; high in the air; lofty; immaterial; unreal
purge - remove or get rid of something or someone unwanted; eliminate; free from blame or guilt; cleanse or purify (esp. of sin, guilt, or defilement); N.
defoliate - destroy leaves; deprive of leaves (by the use of chemicals); N. defoliant
duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress