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droop - bend or hang downward; become weakened; Ex. His shoulders drooped with tiredness; N.
odium - detestation; quality of being odious; hatefulness; disrepute (resulting from hateful conduct)
colossal - huge
sustain - suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners
convoluted - coiled around; twisted; involved; complicated; intricate; complex; N. convolution: twist; one of the convex folds of the surface of the brain
idiom - expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style (of expression); Ex. idiom of the modern popular music; ADJ. idiomatic
biennial - every two years
countenance - approve; support; tolerate; Ex. countenance his rude behavior; N: face; appearance
foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
evoke - call forth (memory or feeling); Ex. That old film evoked memories of my childhood; N. evocation