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::: nonsense - speech or writing with no meaning; foolish behavior or language; Ex. make (a) nonsense of: spoil; cause to fail
::: pathetic - causing sadness, compassion, pity; touching
::: compensatory - making up for; repaying
::: dilute - make (a liquid) less concentrated; reduce in strength; Ex. dilute the influence of the president
::: defrock - strip a priest or minister of church authority; unfrock
::: beleaguer - besiege or attack (with an army); harass; beset
::: martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
::: advent - arrival
::: reminiscent - suggestive of something (in the past); of reminiscence
::: jaundice - medical condition in which the skin, the white part of the eyes, etc. turn yellow; V: affect with jaundice; affect with prejudice, envy, or hostility; bias