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nonsense - speech or writing with no meaning; foolish behavior or language; Ex. make (a) nonsense of: spoil; cause to fail
mollify - soothe an angry person
nettle - irritate; annoy; vex; ADJ. nettlesome
sallow - (of the skin) yellowish and unhealthy-looking; sickly in color; Ex. sallow complexion due to jaundice
hermetic - concerning alchemy or magic; obscure and mysterious; occult
impoverish - make poor; deprive of natural strength or something important; Ex. impoverished soil
martial - warlike; of war; Ex. martial art/law
parvenu - upstart; newly rich person
lounge - stand, sit, or lie in a lazy, relaxed way
discomfit - frustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb