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rigor - severity; Ex. rigors of the Russian winter
inexorable - relentless; unyielding; implacable; not capable of being changed by entreaty or efforts; Ex. inexorable price rises
diurnal - daily; occurring during the daytime
encroachment - gradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon
placebo - harmless substance prescribed as a dummy pill
hapless - unfortunate; luckless
savor - enjoy; have a distinctive flavor, smell, or quality; N: taste or smell; distinctive quality
subsistence - existence; means of subsisting; means of support; livelihood; V. subsist: exist; maintain life (at a meager level)
lumber - move heavily or clumsily; Ex. The bear lumbered through the woods; N: timber
stately - formal; ceremonious; grand in style or size; majestic