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::: umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness
::: droll - queer and amusing
::: languish - lose animation or strength
::: formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
::: illicit - illegal
::: effluvium - noxious(harmful) smell
::: sluggish - lazy; slow; inactive; lethargic; CF. slug: nail with no shell
::: vendetta - blood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams
::: amnesty - pardon (allowed by government to political criminals)
::: obtuse - blunt; not sharp; stupid; slow in understanding